Workshop venue

The 3rd Playing Colloidal Mikado workshop will take place at the Eindhoven University of Technology, TU/e. The University buildings are a five minutes walk from the Eindhoven railway station. 


Eindhoven University of Technology
Den Dolech 2
5612 AZ Eindhoven
The Netherlands

Please note that the two days of the workshop will take place in two different venues within the TU/e campus

Wednesday 17 February: Zwarte Doos (building no 4 in the campus map)

Thursday 18 February: AudBlauwe Zaal Auditorium (building no 1 in the campus map)


About Eindhoven

With a population of 220.000 the city of Eindhoven is the fifth largest city in the Netherlands and the largest in the southern Netherlands. Eindhoven's history is dominated by industrial development and is inextricably linked to electronics giant Philips. Eindhoven remains a European technology hub, hosting the Technical University, research institutes and many technically oriented companies and cooperation initiatives. In addition, over the past decade the city has become the capital of Dutch design.

For more information about Eindhoven and things to do around the city (events, transportation, museums & art, nightlife), where to eat, drink and shop visit the official tourist website.  



From Amsterdam Airport
There is a frequent direct train from Amsterdam Airport to Eindhoven. The travel time from Schiphol to the center of Eindhoven is just under 1.5 hour. Tickets are available from the NS points of sale in the lounge and at the ticket machines. You can also buy tickets online but not on the train. A single ticket Schiphol-Eindhoven costs approx. EUR 17.50.

From Eindhoven Airport
Eindhoven has an international airport with direct connections to several European airports. Once you have arrived at Eindhoven Airport, you can take the shuttle bus (401) or a taxi to the centre of Eindhoven which will cost about EUR 35.00.

Other Aiports
It is also possible to arrive at Eindhoven via the airports of Maastricht or Rotterdam; from both cities there are regular train connections to Eindhoven. 

By rail
Eindhoven is well connected by train with most cities in the Netherlands and the rest of Europe. The central train station is located in the city centre of Eindhoven, on a short walking distance from the TU/e campus. For more information and tickets visit the Dutch Railways websites. 



Participants may book their accommodation directly from the suggestions below. Note, however, that these are not the only possible options.