The conference will be held at the Biozentrum of the University of Basel. The building is located at Spitalstrasse 41 and close to the city centre. It is easily accessible by public transport or foot.

How to get there

  • From the airport: There is no trainstation at the airport. Take the bus line no. 50 to Kannenfeldplatz and change to the bus line no. 36 or no. 38 up to Metzerstrasse.
  • From the Basel main Train station (Basel SBB): Take the bus line no. 30 up to Kinderspital UKBB and just turn left in direction of travel.
  • Form the Basel Badischer Bahnhof: Take the bus line no. 30 up to Kinderspital UKBB and just turn right in direction of travel.
  • From your accommodation in Novotel and Ibis Budget City Centre: Take the tram line no. 11 from the Station Peter Merian to Johanniterbrücke. From there take a walk for about 2 minutes: Walk left in direction of travel along Schanzenstrasse and then take the first turn right into Spitalstrasse.


All participants are free to choose their preferred accommodation in Basel. A selection of hotels can be found on the booking platforms of your choice or on the following website:

You should be aware that accommodation in Basel is pricey. Therefore, we set up a special arrangement with Novotel Basel City and Ibis Budget Basel City close to the main railway station and the city centre. We recommend all participants book their accommodation at this hotel.

Accommodation proposed by the organizers

BreakfastDaily CleaningNovotel Basel City ****Ibis Budget Basel City **
inclusiveinclusive150 CHF / 144 € / 164 USD88 CHF / 85 € / 96 USD

Please note that the prices are subject to currency fluctuations.

To place a hotel reservation, please book directly through the hotel with the keyword “History Insurance Conference” to receive special rates:

  • For bookings at Novotel Basel City please contact with the keyword “History Insurance Conference”
  • For bookings at Ibis Budget please contact with the keyword “History Insurance Conference”

If there are any questions regarding the booking process, please contact the organising committee at Please get in touch with us as early as possible as rooms are limited. The deadline for the hotel reservation is the 1st of June, 2022.

Novotel and Ibis Budget City Centre: Grosspeterstrasse 12, 4052 Basel


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