The deadline for paying the participation fees and returning the signed Participation Agreement and Parental Consent Form:
July 1, 2014
All participants are expected to arrive on July 13 before 18:00 (participants should aim for arrival at Bremen airport before 16:00) and stay throughout the entire duration of ITYM until July 19.
Please note that these extended stays are not an official part of ITYM, so we can not assume any responsibility of any kind.
The forms should be sent as soon as possible to firstname.lastname@example.org email address or by FAX to +49-421-200-493210 before July 1, 2014. All the participants must return the signed originals of the forms to the local organizers upon their arrival.
Team leaders are also requested to send the travel details of their teams to email@example.com .
Should you end up at Bremen main station without a through ticket to Bremen-Schönebeck, you must buy a ticket at one of the ticket machines in the station. You cannot buy tickets on the train. Get a Tarif Zone II ("Preisstufe II") ticket at €3.10. You may have to validate the ticket by time-stamping it in one of the little blue boxes on the station platform.
When you arrive at Bremen-Schönebeck, take the stairs up the bridge, cross the bridge and follow the road (which turns into Bruno-Bürgel-Straße). You will reach the Jacobs main gate (B in map below) after approximately 500m.Bremen Airport is located close to the city center. As a hub of Ryan Air, it offers convenient direct flights to many European destinations, as well as generally good international connections via Frankfurt, Paris, or Amsterdam.
Arriving at the airport, take Tram 6 up to Bremen Hauptbahnhof (main station), then follow the instructions above to Bremen-Schönebeck station for a five minute walk to campus. There is a ticket machine on the tram which takes Euro coins, get a Tarif Zone II ("Preisstufe II") ticket at €3.10 which is valid all the way to Bremen-Schönebeck. Total travel time from Bremen Airport to Jacobs University is approximately one hour.
A person from local organization will meet you at the Bremen airport upon your arrival (look for a person with the poster with the Jacobs logo and/or ITYM logo). We will try to offer a limited shuttle service from Bremen Airport to campus. Priority is given to minors. Participants who would like to use the shuttle must let us know of their flight number and scheduled arrival time in advance.
In case you lost at the Bremen main station you can always call +49 421 200-3210 and a person from local organization will help you with directions.
It is worth checking for convenient connections to Hamburg or Hannover as well. Both airports have train connections to Bremen within two hours travel time. Intercontinental travelers may want to check for cheaper direct flights into Amsterdam or Frankfurt. Train travel to Bremen takes about five hours, see information on Arriving by Train above.before July 1, 2014 by bank transfer to the account specified below. If you experience any problems with the money transfer, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org immediately.
To avoid misdirection of funds, it is important that you specify both project number and your name in the format requested.