MEC 2019

Welcome to Vienna and the Department of Musicology

Here you can find information on the conference sites and how to get there via public transport. To find the route, which is best suited for you, you can use the online journey planner provided by the Wiener Linien. The conference fee covers a 3-day ticket, which is valid on all public transport services in the core zone of Vienna. Airport transfers are not included.

Campus University of Vienna

Getting to the Department of Musicology

The address of the Department of Musicology is Garnisongasse 15, 1090, Vienna. It is located in Court 9 at the entrance 9.1. If you stay at one of the recommended accommodations, the Department will only be a short walk away. There are also many underground and tram stations nearby: Rathaus and Schottentor (both violet line U2) and Landesgerichtshof (trams 43 and 44) as well as Schwarzspanierstraße (trams 37, 38, 40, 41 and 42).

Getting to the Academy of Sciences

The main building of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, where the conference opening and the keynote speech will take place, is at Dr. Ignaz Seipel-Platz 2, 1010, Vienna. The closest station is Stubentor (orange line U3 and tram 2).

Getting to the Conference Dinner at s'Pfiff

ÖAW Building

The conference will provide a bus transfer to get to the Heuriger s'Pfiff located near the vineyards in the 19th district of Vienna. If you are arriving separately, please use one of the public transport apps to find the best route.


If you don't have access to Wi-Fi or a connection to the internet while travelling, you can download an offline map (for iOS and Android) to find directions in Vienna.
Public Transport
Another useful app is Wien Mobil. It shows you the nearest public transport and Citybike stations as well as the best route to get where you want.