Dates & Timing

– arrival day 08/07/18

– departure day 14/07/18

– workshop days 09-13/07/18

Please try to plan for departures on Saturday, rather than on Friday evening. There is a possibility that the Academy location will be out of the city, so there will be no time to travel to the airport on Friday evening.

Venue & Accommodation

Intercity Hotel Berlin Ostbahnhof

The InterCity Hotel Berlin-Ostbahnhof is a business class hotel designed for business and pleasure travellers alike.

It is conveniently located in Berlin next to the Ostbahnhof train station.

Find the location here (Am Ostbahnhof 5, 10243 Berlin, Germany).

– Check-in at the hotel starting from 3 pm

Travel & Transportation

– from Schönefeld Airport (SXF):

Buy an ABC public transport ticket (3,40€), there are machines at the station before you go up on the platforms.

1/ take the DB Regio train RE7 (direction Dessau) or RB14 (direction Nauen) to Berlin Ostbahnhof.


Take the S-Bahn S9 (direction S+U Pankow) until Berlin Ostkreuz and change there into the S-Bahn S7 (direction Postdam) until Berlin Ostbahnhof.

When arriving at Berlin Ostbahnhof, go to the main entrance hall. When you exit the station, go 30 meters to the left to the entrance of the Hotel.

– from Tegel Airport

Take the TXL Bus to Berlin Hauptbahnhof, change there into either any S-Bahn that goes eastwards or Bus 142 and get off at Berlin Ostbahnhof.

– from Berlin Hauptbahnhof 

Take any S-Bahn direction east for 5 stations until Berlin Ostbahnof.

When arriving at Berlin Ostbahnhof, go to the main entrance hall. When you exit the station, go 30 meters to the left to the entrance of the Hotel.


Take the bus 142 direction Ostbahnhof until the end, it stops just in front of the Hotel.

Reimbursement & Receipts

– send a scanned copy or photos of all thereceipts/boarding passes, including the Reimbursement Form to

– even if you checked in online, please print a paper copy of all tickets

– post the original paper copies via mail to IGLYO, Activist Academy, Chaussée de Boondael 6, Brussels 1050, Belgium

– make sure, that all originals arrive in IGLYO’s office no later than 25 August 2017. If you fail to provide us with the originals in time, IGLYO may not be able to reimburse you due to funding restrictions

– claims do not include taxi fares (unless public transport is not available), first class or business travel, parking/speeding fines, travel insurance

– record all the claims on the IGLYO Reimbursement Form. Sign and date the claimant and add all the receipts visibly, numbered and attached to sheets of A4, stapled behind the Reimbursement Form

– any expense related to the conference (missed travel or failure to attend) will not be reimbursed or will need to be paid back to IGLYO in full unless there is a valid reason

– reimbursements will only be processed when accompanied by receipts, tickets and boarding passes. Failure to provide these will mean your reimbursement cannot be paid

Activist Academy Participant Info Pack

Find the full IGLYO Activist Academy Participant Info Pack HERE.

IGLYO is co-funded by the Rights Equality and Citizenship (REC) programme 2014-2020 of the European Union and the Government of the Netherlands. The contents of this publication are the sole responsibility of IGLYO and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Commission or the Government of the Netherlands.