Event Venue

Getting there and Airline discounts

The Vienna International Airport is about 20 km southeast of the city center. 

Special Lufthansa Group airlines fares
The Lufthansa Group airlines bring people together - every day, all around the world. The global route network of Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS, Brussels Airlines and Eurowings offers optimal connection and combination options, so you will benefit from quick and direct flights to the event.

You can reach the booking platform via this LINK and with the event code ATAPPKD. The reduced fares are automatically displayed.

NB: Please enable pop-ups permanently in your browser while booking, otherwise the window in the booking platform will not open.

Arrival by train

  • Vienna is well-connected to the international rail network. International trains arrive either at “Hauptbahnhof Wien” railway station or at “Wien Westbahnhof” railway station. From there you can take the underground, buses or trams.

For further information, please contact the ÖBB directly +43-05-1717 or use one of the following link: https://www.oebb.at/en/

Public transport

Vienna has an efficient public transportation system. You can purchase tickets at the ticket machines in Vienna or online.

You can buy the Vienna Card at the airport, in most hotels or order it online. For general information on public transport and the different kinds of tickets please see Wiener Linien.


Attendees commuting to Vienna by car have following parking options near the venue:


  • The organizers of the congress have pre-selected hotels for the benefit of its participants. These rooms will be allocated to participants free of any handling fee - use the online hotel booking form.
  • Cancellation policies are up to each hotel - usually cancellation free of charge is possible 14 days prior to arrival!
  • Cancellations have to be communicated via e-mail: congress@univie.ac.at
  • If you would like to stay longer, please feel free to contact us!
  • Please make sure to organise your trip as soon as possible because of high volume tourism during the summer in Vienna.
  • You are of course free to make reservations at other area hotels or airbnbs.
  • For low-cost accommodation, we can recommend the following student housing options.

Cancellation Insurance

  • Europäische Reiseversicherung
    To avoid anger and unnecessary costs we recommend to take out a Congress-Cancellation Insurance of the European Travel Insurance.
    For more information click here.

Welcome Reception and Banquet

Welcome Reception:


On July 12, 2024, 6.pm. shuttle buses will transport registered participants to the HOPOS 2024 banquet at Fuhrgassl-Huber, Weingut und Buschenschank. Neustift am Walde 68, 1190 Vienna https://buschenschank-fuhrgassl-huber.at/

  • Pick-up location: 

The pick-up location is only a 4-minute walk from the event location (Department of Philosophy).

Please be sure to arrive on time.

Dining Near Campus

  • The area surrounding University of Vienna has a number of restaurants that can accommodating dietary restrictions of all kinds. Please find here a list of Cafés and Eateries.