Lecture Room. All lectures of FotFS VI will be held in room
P0.17 of the Euclides building at the Universiteit van
Amsterdam (address: Plantage Muidergracht 24, 1018 TV
Amsterdam). The building is part of the Roeterseilandcomplex of
the UvA, about 20-25 minutes walking distance from the Central Station.
Getting to the Euclides building. If you arrive at
Schiphol airport, you'll get into a big hall after you leave the
arrivals area. Escalators go down to the railway station Amsterdam
Schiphol. Trains to Amsterdam Centraal are typically leaving
every 10-15 minutes. You have to buy a ticket at a machine (€ 3.60)
before going down to the platforms. A taxi from the airport costs about
If you arrive at Amsterdam Centraal, you have three options:
- You can walk to Euclides (20-25 minutes).
The pink route description is for cars and is not
the most beautiful route for pedestrians. If you don't want to follow
it, walk along the canal Geldersekade towards Nieuwmarkt,
then pass by the Zuiderkerk and walk into the Plantage via
- You can take the tram (line 9) to Plantage Badlaan (ticket
costs &euro 1.60). This takes 15-20 minutes and the tram stops at the
corner of Plantage Lepellaan and Plantage Middenlaan. Walk down Plantage
Lepellaan and you stand in front of the entrance of Euclides.
- You can take a taxi (about € 10-15; 10-15 minutes).
Accommodation / Hotels. We booked hotels for the invited
speakers (see below). All other participants have to take care of their
accommodation themselves. Hotels very close by are the Hotel Barbacan (**) and the Best
Hotel Lancaster (***). A convenient site is
On bookings.nl, you can enter the street address of
Muidergracht 24, 1018 TV Amsterdam) and search for hotels and sort
them by the distance from the conference location.
Accommodation for the Invited Speakers. We booked rooms for the
invited speakers in the Hotel
Asterisk. You can walk from the Asterisk to Euclides (c. 20
minutes) or take the tram (lines 7 and 10; € 1.60) to the stop
Roetersstraat. The following map describes the route from the
Asterisk to Euclides; again, the pink route is for cars. As a
pedestrian, walk down Sarphatistraat until you reach Roetersstraat, turn
left and continue until you cross Plantage Muidergracht.