Sgraffito in Change - Practical Information

Child care

On request, the HAWK as a family-oriented university provides nursery by skilled nursery nurses. If you are interested, please register your child at the Hornemann Institute until 15th October 2017!

Arriving by car

Hildesheim is situated directly at the freeway A 7. Coming from the south, please take the exit Hildesheim – No. 62 (coming from the north, you have to pass first exit “Hildesheim-Drispenstedt No. 61) and follow the main road B1 to the centre of Hildesheim.

Location plan and journey planner
Location in Hildesheim (Goschentor = F)

Arriving by rail

Hildesheim railway station is stop of Germany's high speed train “ICE”.
From rail station "Hildesheim-Ost", the "Goschentor" is within 5 minutes walking distance.
Deutsche Bahn (journey planning German rail) (online-booking possible)
Railway network "ICE" of the German rail

From central railway station
Bus route No. 2 (direction "Im Mittelfeld")
Exit "HAWK-Campus" (ca. 15 minutes, costs ca. 2,50 €)
Bus timetable route No. 2 (from central railway station to bus stop "HAWK-Campus"),
Bus timetable route No. 2 (from bus stop "HAWK-Campus" to central railway station)
Day bus map
Please note: From 8:00 p.m., the evening network of routes with other bus lines is valid. A detailed timetable enquiry can be found here.
Taxi (ca. 10 minutes, costs ca. 8,00 €, exit Goschentor)

Arriving by plane

Hanover-Langenhagen airport is about 50 km from Hildesheim. From Hanover Airport you can get to Hildesheim by taxi (45 minutes, about 70,00 €), by shuttle service 55,00 € (advance booking necessary,, Tel.: +49 (0) 511 9772240) or by public transportation (rail, ca. 70 minutes, ca. 12,00 €).
There is no direct train between Hanover airport and Hildesheim central railway station, you have to change train once. You can search for train connections on the website of Deutsche Bahn (journey planning German rail).


We have booked a limited contingent of rooms with a special rate. This contingent is availabe until 1 October 2017 at Hotel "Ibis Styles", Zingel 26, 31134 Hildesheim (located in the city center).
The rate is 69,- € single room/84,- € double room, including breakfast, W-Lan, Sky TV and calls into German fixed network.
The rooms can be called up under the keyword "Sgraffito" by telephone or email.
Tel. +49 (0)5121 91 28 700, Email: Early booking is highly recommended.

Price comparison for hotels:

Hildesheim's tourist service portal provides information about accomodation and your stay in Hildesheim. Online bookinig of accomodation is also possible.


We recommend a visit of the both UNESCO world cultural heritage churches St Michael's Church and St Mary's Cathedral with Dommuseum and its medieval cathedral treasure. The Roemer- und Pelizaeus-Museum is known worldwide for its important collection of ancient Egypt and for its special exhibitions.

Conference fee

Normal price
80,00 € day ticket (without workshop)
130,00 € full conference (without workshop)
25,00 € workshop-participation

Reduced price (students, trainees, authors of posters, employees of HAWK und NLD)
50,00 € day ticket (without workshop)
80,00 € full conference (without workshop)
20,00 € workshop-participation
Please send us a certificate soon!

Free of charge
Speakers of the lectures as well as students and employees of the restoration courses of the HAWK.

Social programme (free)

Friday, from 4.30 pm, guided tours through
- Hildesheim
- Restoration workshops of the HAWK (stone/wall painting)
- Dom and Dommuseum


We kindly ask for registration by 15th October 2017. The number of participants is limited. Registrations are considered in the order of receipt of payment. Please note that the registration will only be validated after successful transfer of the conference fee. Receipt of payment will not be confirmed separately.

Bank details:
Account holder: HAWK Hochschule Hildesheim/Holzminden/Göttingen
IBAN: DE21 2505 0000 0106 0201 34
BIC: NOLADE2HXXX (Nord LB Hannover)
Reason for transfer: 73911002 (please do not forget to indicate)

Due to the administrative effort, it is unfortunately not possible to refund your conference fee if you cancel your registration after 30th September 2017. We appreciate your understanding!


Hornemann Institute of the HAWK, tel. +49/5121/408-174,