A Collaborative Environment for Digital Epigraphy

Epigraphy.info Workshop IV

The fourth epigraphy.info workshop in Hamburg will be taking place from Wednesday February, 19th – Friday February, 21st 2020.

In order to register for the workshop, we kindly ask you to fill out this doodle list until 30th September 2019: https://doodle.com/poll/dy8k5bngr2s5e8fb.

Programme of the Workshop

EpiDoc & technical training:
The Hamburg workshop will be preceded by 3 ½ days of training, which aims at giving an orientation on EpiDoc, XML, DTS etc.
The training will take place from February, 17th, to the morning of February, 19th 2020. In the afternoon of the same day the epigraphy.info workshop will start.
We kindly ask you to register as soon as possible by filling out the doodle list until 30th September: https://doodle.com/poll/dy8k5bngr2s5e8fb

Programme of the EpiDoc & Technical Training


The technical training and the epigraphy.info workshop will take place at the University of Hamburg: Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1, ESA West, D-20146 Hamburg.

Timetables for public transport

Public transport maps (HVV)
U/S/A/R network
Bus lines
Harbour ferries

How to get into the city centre

From the airport
By train: There is one train service available at the airport. The S1 connects the airport among other stops with the Hamburg central station (timetable PDF).

There are several other transport options depending on your destination, including taxi and bus.

From the central station or bus station:
Metro lines and busses of the HVV will take you any place in the city https://geofox.hvv.de/jsf/home.seam?clear=true&language=en.

If you will be using public transport frequently, we suggest the purchase of a Hamburg Card. It can be booked for 1 to 5 days (10,50-42,50 € for Single tickets) and offers you special discounts for museums, restaurants, coffeeshops and much more.


In the following PDF you can find some hotels with special conditions for guests of the Hamburg University. If you want to stay at one of these hotels, please contact us.

There are also modestly priced hostels not far away from the university:

Hamburg Tourism

If you are planning to visit Hamburg, here you find some useful information for sightseeing and tours: