About Bern

The Open Science Meeting will be held in Bern, Switzerland. Bern is the political capital of Switzerland and located along the Aare river. The beautiful and unique old city renowned for its arcades and scores of fountains has earned its spot in the UNESCO World Heritage in 1983.

Bern is easily reached using public transport with trains connecting the city directly to the major airport in Switzerland. Getting into the alps is also done in a pinch due to the exceptional public transportation.

For more information on things to do in Bern please refer to Bern Welcome.