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TEH Meeting 81
WUK, Vienna

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Conference Venue

WUK Werkstätten- und Kulturhaus
Währinger Straße 59

1090 Vienna

Public Transportation to/from WUK

Subway U6, trams 40, 41, 42, bus 40A – Währinger Straße / Volksoper station
Trams 5, 33 – Spitalgasse station


Due to 5 May 2016 beeing a public holiday, we recommend that you book a hotel / hostel room / apartment as soon as possible!

There are several options for accommodation at varying distances from the main conference venue. Please check the LIST OF HOTELS at the end of this text and the details including booking codes to receive special TEH rates.
 Each hotel offers a limited number of “TEH special rate” rooms, so be quick to make sure you get the best accommodation option for yourself.

Two free accommodation options are also available (limited numbers of places – first come, first served):

WUK offers free stay on the WUK premises for a limited number of participants. You will stay in dormitories / improvised sleeping places without beds in one of our schools, the primary school “Schulkollektiv”. A shared kitchen and shower are available. Breakfast is included.


Wednesday, 4 May from 7 to 9 pm and Thursday, 5 May during the day.

Sunday, 8 May until 11 am (there will be the possibility to leave your luggage at WUK during the day.)

Please remember to bring your own sleeping bag and mat, towels, and some cash for the key deposit! 

To register for “WUK camping” please send an email with your contact and arrival information to Živa:

The registration deadline for WUK camping is 25 April.


It has a special quality to stay at a friend’s place. WUK offers another accommodation option to conference participants: free stay at the homes of WUK people (in Vienna). There are only a few places, so be quick! 

If you are interested in this option please write an e-mail to Živa before 13 April, and she will put you in contact with the hosts.

Hotel List
(pdf, 52 kb)

Public Transportation in Vienna

Wiener Linien
Please plan your journey via

Advance sale:
Single ticket: € 2.20
24hr ticket: € 7.60
48hr ticket: € 13.30
72hr ticket: € 16.50
Weekly ticket: € 16.20

You can purchase your ticket at the Vienna transportation authority’s ticket offices, at ticket machines (stations), and tobacconists – or online

Please note
During the meeting the platform of the U6 Währinger Straße subway station in the direction Siebenhirten is closed for renovation work. Trains in the direction Siebenhirten (to Westbahnhof, Bahnhof Meidling, etc.) do not stop! Trains in the opposite direction to Floridsdorf are operational.

Alternative route for participants coming to WUK from the direction Floridsdorf
Stay on the U6 to the station Michelbeuern-AKH and then return one station on the opposite platform back to Währinger Straße, or simply walk from Michelbeuern-AKH (approx. 10 min).

Alternative route for participants going from WUK in the direction Siebenhirten
Either take the U6 from Währinger Straße to the next station Nußdorfer Straße (direction Floridsdorf) and then change back to the opposite platform for trains in the direction Siebenhirten, or simply walk to the station Michelbeuern-AKH (approx. 10 min).

Departing late?
On Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday the subway is operational throughout the night. Every night there are also nightline buses. Please plan your journey via

Subway map (pdf)
City centre map with subways (pdf)

City Taxi

+43 (0)1 40 100
+43 (0)1 31 300

If you travel by plane

To/From Vienna International Airport – Wien Schwechat

Option 1: S-BAHN TRAIN
€ 4.40 one way (the cheapest version)
You can purchase your ticket at ticket machines. Departure directly below the airport entrance hall.

€ 13 return ticket; € 8 one way
You can purchase your tickets from the driver (cash) or directly at Vienna Airport Lines ticket machines. Departure directly outside the airport entrance hall.

Option 3: CAT TRAIN
€ 17 return ticket; € 11 one way
You can purchase your ticket at ticket machines. Departure directly below the airport entrance hall.

From € 33
Please book in advance!

City Bike

If you want to ride a bike, you can rent one at one of 120 bike stations across Vienna.