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General Information

The General Assembly 2015 of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) is held at the Austria Center Vienna (ACV) in Vienna, Austria, from 12 – 17 April 2015. The assembly is open to the scientists of all nations.

The entire congress centre is fully accessible by wheelchairs.

Official opening hours of the congress centre

The official opening hours of the congress centre are as follows:

Day Time
Sunday, 12 April 2015 12:00–21:00
Monday – Friday, 13 – 17 April 2015 08:00–20:00

EGU Information Desk

The EGU Information Desk is located on the Yellow Level (Ground Floor) in the main entrance hall.

The opening hours are as follows:

Day Time
Sunday, 12 April 2015 12:00–20:00
Monday – Thursday, 13 – 16 April 2015 08:00–19:00
Friday, 17 April 2015 08:00–17:00

Official language

The official language of the General Assembly 2015 is English. Simultaneous interpretation is not provided. It is therefore expected that authors are able to present their research more or less fluently in the English language.

Rules of conduct

  • Smoking is prohibited in the entire congress centre except in the areas designated for smokers.
  • It is prohibited to copy any presentation from the desktops in the lecture rooms.
  • Please switch off any mobile phones in the lecture rooms.
  • It is prohibited to take photos of any scientific material at the conference.
  • Professional and respectful conduct of all attendees is expected. Bullying, harassment, intimidation or discrimination of any kind will not be tolerated.

General contact

General information,
registration &
submission of abstracts

Copernicus Meetings

Bahnhofsallee 1e
37081 Göttingen

Phone +49 551 90 03 39 20
Fax +49 551 90 03 39 70

Hotel reservation

Mondial Congress & Events
Operngasse 20b
1040 Vienna

Phone +43-1-58804-111
Fax +43-1-58804-185

Congress centre

Austria Center Vienna
Bruno-Kreisky-Platz 1
1220 Vienna

Phone +43-1-26069-0
Fax +43-1-26069-303


The organizers cannot accept liability for personal accident, loss or damage to private property, which may be incurred as a result of the participation in the EGU General Assembly 2015. Participants are, therefore, advised to arrange appropriate insurance cover. This should extend not only to travel but also to cancellation costs.