Following are the details and information on the logistics and organisation of this year´s
General Assembly of the International IALANA from Thursday the 16th of June to Sunday the
19th of June 2011 in Szczecin (Poland).
Poland is a member of the Schengen Convention, so the Schengen visa is accepted. If you
need a visa, please contact Pasquale Policastro immediatly.
We expect your arrival to be on Thursday till 9 p.m., please contact us if you arrive later in
Szczecin or if you arrive in Berlin late in the evening (or on Wednesday), so we can help you
to find an accommodation for the night.
1. Route:
a) By bus
The easiest way to Szczecin would be by plane to Berlin and from there by bus shuttle.
From both Berlin airports Tegel and Schönefeld there is a bus shuttle to PKP Szczezin
Glówny. Departure is every hour from 9.15 a.m. to Schönefeld and from 9.40
a.m. to 9.40 p.m. at Tegel. A one way ticket costs 75 PLN (circa 26 US-$) with Interglobus
and the bus arrives 50 meters from the railway station. The journey takes short of 3 hours.
Contact information:
ul. Kolumba 1
70-035 Szczecin
Timetable from Berlin-Schönefeld:,1,0,0.html
Timetable from Berlin-Tegel:,1,0,0.html
b) By train
You can also get from Berlin to Szczecin by train.
From Berlin-Tegel, take the Bus TXL (Alexanderplatz) to S Beusselstraße anf then the S 41
(Ringbahn) to Berlin Gesundbrunnen. From there the train to Szczecin Glowny departs. The
journey this way takes about 2 ½ hours.
From Berlin-Schönefeld, take the regional train to Berlin Hauptbahnhof. Depending on the
time of departure, take f.e. the Eurocity till Pasewalk and from there the Regional-Express to
Szczecin Glówny.
To get an exact Timetable:
2. Hotel:
We made reservations for the participants of the General Assembly in the Ibis Szczecin
The current prices are 169 PLN (59 US-$) for a single room for night and 198 PLN (69 US-$)
for a double room for night.
Contact information:
Hotel Ibis Szczecin Centrum
ul. Dworcowa 16, 70-206 Szczecin
Tel: +48 91 480 18 00
Mobile: +48 505 198 341
Fax: +48 91 480 18 88,
Map with the location of the hotel:
3. Venue:
The lectures and events of the General Assembly will take place in facilities of the University
Contact information:
University Szczecin
Aleja Papieża Jana Pawła II 22A, Szczecin, Poland
Tel.: +48 91 444 11 72
Map with the location of the University:
Commonly, June is one of the best times to travel to Poland, the average temprature is just
over 20 °C at daytime and and around 11°C by night, so you should be comfortable enjoying
the Assembly and the veried possibilities offered by the city.
If you have not yet registered, please send us a short note that you wish to participate.
For any questions or problems, please contact us:
Pasquale Policastro
Tel.: +48 91 444 1153
Reiner Braun
Tel.: (0172) 231 74 75
IALANA office Germany
Tel.: +49 30 21 234 056
Please bear in mind that IALANA is not able to pay for any traveling- or hotel costs for the
participants. We look forward to meeting you at the General Assembly.