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Aachen as your conference location

Aachen is not only ideal for studying and living, but also excellent for holding meetings . At its heart, the city offers the large conference and congress center and a variety of meeting hotels and conference locations . With 255,000 residents, Aachen is compact and pedestrian-friendly. The city has an international flair thanks to its location close to the borders of the Netherlands and Belgium.

Good reasons for Aachen

3 top reasons for Aachen as a conference city

01 | Excellent meeting infrastructure

  • Special locations, very good hotels of all categories and modern congress and conference facilities
  • Excellent accessibility and ideal connections by plane, train, long-distance bus and car
  • Hotels, locations and starting points of various supporting programs within walking distance and close to each other
  • Good value for money for hotel rooms and locations
  • Located in the Euregio in the border triangle of Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands

02 | Large cultural offering

  • UNESCO World Heritage Site Aachen Cathedral, museums, guided tours and much more
  • History as a spa and bathing town thanks to the hottest springs in Central Europe, which were already used by the Romans
  • Cross-border cooperation in areas of culture, business and science in the border triangle and international flair in Aachen
  • The most important equestrian tournament in the world (CHIO), the International Charlemagne Prize in Aachen and other big events – there is always something going on in Aachen!
  • Historic old town, cozy streets, atmospheric squares and varied bar and restaurant culture

03 | Business and science location

  • University of Excellence RWTH Aachen University
  • Research Center Jülich, three universities and numerous research departments
  • Valuable contacts and impulses for specialist congresses and conferences
  • High concentration of research and development capabilities
  • Status as a business city and hub for the exchange of ideas and know-how
Quick facts & impressions

Conference infrastructure and hotel industry

Conference options for up to 1,700 people in one room

10 conference hotels

2 conference centers

Over 30 locations

4,000 hotel rooms

Over 80 hotels

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