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Details about the conference venue De Doelen, accommodation options in Rotterdam and general information on the city is available below. Feel free to contact us should you have any questions.

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Conference Venue

De Doelen
Willem Burger Complex
Kruisplein, 40
Rotterdam, The Netherlands


Getting to Rotterdam

Trains depart regularly from Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam. There are two options:

The NS Intercity train takes 52 minutes
The Intercity Direct takes 26 minutes for an extra cost of €2.40

Go to for information on train times and fares

Getting to De Doelen

De Doelen is a five minute walk from Rotterdam’s Centraal Station. Exit through the main entrance and follow Kruisplen, which will be directly ahead.

The nearest Metro station is also at Centraal Station

Trams 4, 7, 8, 20, 21, 23 and 25 stop at Kruisplein.

Bus routes 33, 38, 44, 48 and 49 stop at nearby Centraal Station

Accommodation Options

A number of rooms have been reserved at the following hotels. Attendees must book their own rooms and can mention DIVERCITIES when booking.

NH Atlanta Rotterdam

King Kong Hostel (budget option)

 Alternatively, you can look for rooms on

What to see and do in Rotterdam

Visit the Feijenoord district

Visit Euromast for an aerial perspective of Rotterdam

Fenix Food Factory is an example of gentrification in Feijenoord


Booijmans, Kunsthal, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Wereldmuseum

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