Jul 1 – 4, 2014
Paul Scherrer Institut, Villigen
Europe/Zurich timezone
<span style="color:#ff0000;"><strong>22 - 26 August 2016 next Powder Diffraction School in Villigen</span></strong>


Arrival on campus

Directions to the Paul Scherrer Institut
Campus map

By public transport

Nearest railway stations are Brugg (fast train stop) and Siggenthal-Würenlingen. There are bus services twice an hour, more frequently during morning and evening rush hours, from the two stations to PSI West.

From Brugg take bus number 376 in the direction of Döttingen, get off at PSI West (travelling time approx. 18 minutes).
From Siggenthal-Würenlingen take bus number 357 in the direction of Brugg, get off at PSI West (travelling time approx. 10 minutes).
By plane

Nearest international airports

  • Zurich: take the public transport to PSI West (one-way CHF 20.40), the transfer time is approx. 60 - 75 minutes
  • Basel Euroairport: take the public transport to PSI West (one-way CHF 29.40), the transfer time is approx. 95 minutes
    Flights to Basel often tend to be cheaper than the ones to Zurich
By car

Pay and display car parking is available for school participants. We advise that you allow sufficient time for a walk of up to ten minutes from the car park to get to your destination on the campus. You can leave your luggage at the PSI Reception West.
Disabled parking spaces are available close to the entrance of the Swiss Light Source.

When arriving by taxi, please request that your taxi drops you in front of the PSI Reception West.



Meeting rooms

Please refer to the scientific programme for the room allocation. All meeting rooms will also be signposted from Reception West.

Registration & dosimeter hand out

The school registration opens at 8:30 on 1 July in the foyer of building WHGA (watch out for the Red Mammoth in front of the entrance).

The location will also be signposted from the bus stop PSI West, the car park entrance and Reception West.