Venue & Access

High Tech Campus, Eindhoven

The StEP E-waste Summer School will start off at the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven, Netherlands (followed by stays in Antwerp, Belgium and Davos, Switzerland).
The fifth largest city in Netherlands, Eindhoven is the home of Philips, where the company was founded in 1891. The High Tech Campus spread over an area of 103 hectares is a hub for innovative high technology companies in the areas of Personal Health & Wellbeing, Smart Environments, Microsystems Medicine and Personal Entertainment.

At the center of the campus lies The Strip - a long, narrow building that houses all of the shared facilities such as the restaurants, cafes, convenience shops and the state-of-the-art conference centre where the summer school will be held.

The Strip is both stimulating and inspiring.
Modern spatial architecture sets the tone for open communication, while high-tech design is a catalyst for creative thinking. To take a virtual tour around The Strip, click the links below.

Reception Area & Cafe

Meeting Rooms

Food Court

Grand Cafe Lounge

Restaurant a la carte

Access to Eindhoven

Eindhoven is easily accessed by train, air and road.

By air
The Eindhoven airport is easily accessed by public transport (a 20 minute bus ride from the city centre). The airport is connected with direct flights to London, Barcelona, Rome, Budapest, Dublin, Stockholm etc.
For more information on flight connections to and from Eindhoven, visit

Alternative international airports in and around Eindhoven are Amsterdam Schipol (Netherlands), Duesseldorf (Germany), Koln/Bonn (Germany), Antwerp (Belgium). 

By rail
Eindhoven's central train station lies in the city centre and has regular train connections to major cities such as Amsterdam, Cologne/ Bonn, Brussels etc. It is possible to take a train from Amsterdam Schipol Airport to Eindhoven, approximately a 1.30 hour journey.
For train times and journey planner, visit

By road
Eindhoven is well connected to the main highways. Distance by road from some major cities is:

Amsterdam, Netherlands        125 kms
Antwerp, Netherlands                 80 kms
Brussels, Beligum                    135 kms
Cologne, Germany    
               150 kms  
Duesseldof, Germany              110 kms
Paris, France                            440 kms