Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron
CFEL Geb. 99


The EuFN workshop 2022 will take place at the CFEL CenterFor Free-Electron Laser Science, Hamburg-Bahrenfeld, Germany

For directions to the CFEL, kindly refer to following Link.

About Hamburg

Hamburg , officially the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg is the second-largest city  in Germany after Berlin, with  a population of over 1.84 million. Hamburg’s urban area has a population of around 2.5 million[1] and its metropolitan area is home to more than five million people. The city lies on the River Elbe and two of its tributaries, the River Alster and the River Bille. One of Germany’s 16 federated states, Hamburg is surrounded by Schleswig-Holstein to the north and Lower Saxony to the south.

Hamburg is Europe’s third largest port, after Rotterdam and Antwerp. It  is the seat of Germany’s oldest stock exchange and the world’s oldest merchant bank, Berenberg Bank. Media, commercial, logistical, and industrial firms with significant locations in the city include several multinationals .Hamburg is also a major European science, research, and education hub, with several universities and institutions. The city enjoys a very high quality of living, being ranked 19th in the 2019 Mercer Quality of Living Survey. Hamburg hosts specialists in world economics and international law, including consular and diplomatic missions as the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, the EU-LAC Foundation, and the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, multipartite international political conferences and summits such as Europe and China and the G20. Both former German chancellors Helmut Schmidt and Angela Merkel were born in Hamburg. The former Mayor of HamburgOlaf Scholz, has been the current German chancellor since December 2021.

Hamburg is a major international and domestic tourist destination. The Speicherstadt and Kontorhausviertel were declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 2015.[11] Hamburg’s rivers and canals are crossed by around 2,500 bridges, making it the city with the highest number of bridges in Europe.[12] Aside from its rich architectural heritage, the city is also home to notable cultural venues such as the Elbphilharmonie and Laeiszhalle concert halls. It paved the way for bands including The Beatles. Hamburg is also known for several theatres and a variety of musical shows. St. Pauli‘s Reeperbahn is among the best-known European entertainment districts.

To find out more about Hamburg, please visit: Hamburg Travel


Following hotels can be found in the vicinity of the CFEL:


Mercure Hotel Hamburg am Volkspark (walking distance)

Albert Einstein Ring 2

22761 Hamburg


Arcade Hostel (approx 3 km)

Kieler Straße 385,

22525 Hamburg


ibis budget Hamburg Altona (approx. 5 km)

Holstenkamp 3

22525 Hamburg


B&B Hotel Hamburg-Altona Hotel Hamburg-Altona (approx. 3,5 km)

Stresemannstrasse 318

22761 Hamburg

direct bus line to CFEL/DESY-campus


NH Hamburg Altona 363-369 (approx. 3 km)

Stresemannstrasse 363-369

D-22761 Hamburg


direct bus line to CFEL/DESY-campus


Motel One Altona (approx. 3 km)

Kieler Str. 171

22525 Hamburg



Bedpark Stellingen (approx. 4 km)

Volksparkstr. 62, 22525 Hamburg – Stellingen, Deutschland


Moxy Hamburg Altona (approx. 3,7 km)

Kühnehöfe 8, 22761 Hamburg – Hamburg, Deutschland

direct bus line nearby


Gastwerk Hotel Hamburg (approx. 3 km)

Beim Alten Gaswerk 3

22761 Hamburg

direct bus line nearby


For those who prefer to stay at the port, near the city center:


Hotel Hafen Hamburg Hotels

Seewartenstraße 9

20459 Hamburg