Practical information


The conference is free, but registration is required. If your registration is accepted, you will receive a confirmation email. 

Conference location

The conference will take place in the Theil building, Woudestein campus, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Keynotes lectures are in CB-5 (ground floor, called B floor) and parallel sessions in C1-5 and C1-6 (1st floor).


We recommend the following hotels:

Savoy Hotel Rotterdam
Hoogstraat 81
3011 PJ Rotterdam
Location and distance to conference venue on google maps

Preferential room rate (between June 23 and June 26):
Single occupancy: €109
Doouble occupancy: €124
incl. breakfast but excluding city tax.

Make a reservation by sending an email to and mention ref. RSA-GF1197.

Please note that number of rooms is limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

For your information:  PhD students and junior researchers eligible for accommodation costs will stay at this hotel.

The Student Hotel
The Student Hotel
Willem Ruyslaan 225
3063 ER Rotterdam
Location and distance to conference venue on google maps.

Please send an email to if you are interested to stay at this hotel.

Hotel Novotel Rotterdam
K.P. van der Mandelelaan 150
3062 MB Rotterdam
Location  and distance to conference venue on google maps

Transportation in the Netherlands / Rotterdam

Plan your journey

Use Google Maps or  (also available as an application for iPhone & Android).


  • Rotterdam day ticket (local transport card Rotterdam, except train):
  • Anonymous OV-chipcard (also called OV-chipkaart): Or buy an OV-card for €7,50 and load this with money (can use it on both train, tram and busses). Please be aware that to be able to travel by train you have to have €20 on the card when check-in in, this makes this card less attractive for a short stay.


Uber is legal in the Netherlands and available at Schiphol airport and in the city.


Rotterdam Taxi Central (RTC): +31(0)104626060.

How to get to the conference venue

Erasmus University Rotterdam (Woudestein Campus) is well accessible by local public transport:

  • From Schiphol Airport: Take a train to Rotterdam Centraal (intercity direct 25min or intercity 50min), and then use tram or metro.
  • From train station Rotterdam Centraal or city center (30min)
    • Tram 7, direction “Woudestein”, stop “Erasmus Universiteit”.
    • Tram 21 or 24, direction “De Esch”, Stop “Woudestein”.
    • Metro D, direction “Slinge”. Transfer at “Beurs”, to metro A/B/C in the direction of “Binnenhof”, “Nesselande” or “De Terp”. Get off at station “Kralingse Zoom”. This subway is within walking distance (10 minutes) of the campus.
  • From Hotel New York (35min)
    • Walk to metro stop “Wilhelminaplein”, take metro D/E to “Beurs”, and then transfer to metro A/B/C to “Kralingse Zoom”.
    • Watertaxi (call +31(0)104030303), from “Wilhelminapier / Hotel New York” to “Watertoren / Erasmus Universiteit”. This pier is within walking distance (10 minutes) of the campus.
  • From Savoy Hotel Rotterdam (20min): Walk to metro stop “Oostplein” and take metro A/B/C to “Kralingse Zoom”.