Spring School
Symmetric Crypto
17-19 March 2016
Bochum, Germany
Spring School on Symmetric Cryptography
Spring School on Symmetric Cryptography



Travel Information

Getting to Bochum

Further information how to reach Bochum can be found here.
  • (Plane) You can reach Bochum by the Düsseldorf International (DUS)Köln Bonn Airport (CGN) and Dortmund Airport (DTM) in reasonable time. The most convinient airport is probably DUS, from which Bochum can be reached within a 30 min train ride. Note also that there is a direct high-speed train connection from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Bochum (journey time 2h).
  • (Train) Bochum is well connected to the German high-speed train network. For planning your journey please refer to the Deutsche Bahn AG
  • (Car) Motorists can also easily reach Bochum via the dense network of motorways in Germany and especially in North Rhine-Westphalia.

Getting to the Venue

The school will take place at Beckmanns Hof at the Ruhr University Bochum. More details here. Further information how to reach the campus can be found here.

By public transport

The easiest way to get to the Ruhr University is by subway. We will provide all participents with free subway tickets during the school. Just go to the basement of the Bochum Central Station and take the subway U35, direction "Hustadt", and get out after about 10 minutes at the stop "Ruhr-Universität".

By car

The quickest route is via the motorway junction Bochum/Witten, where the A43 and A44 meet. Simply take the exit Bochum-Querenburg, follow the signs "Ruhr-Universität". Leave "Universitätsstr." at exit "Fachhochschule". Drive towards "Fachhochschule" or "Hochschule Bochum" (same direction, two names) and leave your car at one of the parkings there. Walk towards the university.