Arriving in Fulda

Saturday, July 1 (Arrival Day): 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ISU-Registration Office at Fulda train station:

On the arrival day we have the ISU-Registration Office set up at Fulda train station (Hauptbahnhof Fulda) from 8 am – 8 pm. Please look for signs pointing out the ISU-Registration Office at the café on the upper level of the train station. Please note:

There is no ISU registration on the University campus!

The ISU-team will welcome you and provide you with:

  • Refreshments
  • Information
  • A cell phone equipped with prepaid SIM card, if desired. € 50 deposit required
  • Transport to your accommodation in Fulda.

No further activities are planned on the arrival day, you may however return to the café at the station after you settled into your accommodation to meet with the team and other students.

Please make sure to bring enough cash (or a credit card with PIN number to use ATMs) on the arrival day. You will need cash for the key and cell phone deposit, as well as  food and beverages during the first few days of your stay.

Important: Many shops do not accept credit cards.

The official opening followed by the welcome party will take place on Sunday, July 2, 2017 (see Program Overview).

Please note:

We ask you to inform us in time about your time of arrival. The ISU-Registration Office will be open from 8am - 8pm on July 1, 2017.

Arriving late:

If you do not give us advance notice that you will be arriving after 8pm on the arrival day, you need to find accommodation in Fulda for one night yourself.

Arriving early:

If you arrive before the official arrival day, you need to find accommodation in Fulda for yourself until the official arrival day.
Some suggestions for budget accommodation:

Fulda Youth Hostel (Jugendherberge Fulda)
Schirrmannstr. 31
36037 Fulda
Phone:+49 (0) 661 - 73 389
Fax: +49 (0) 661 - 74 811

There are also social networks that facilitate staying for free or at low cost with locals, such as or

Hotels in Fulda: