Zurich Information

Sixteenth CEPR/JIE School and Conference on Applied Industrial Organization

Hosted, Organised and Supported by
Amazon.com Economists
Compass Lexecon
ERC Grant – Patrick Rey, Fondation JJ Laffont - TSE
Journal of Industrial Economics (JIE)
UBS Center
Department of Economics, University of Zurich
UZH Marketing

Zurich; 20-23 May 2015



Building BLU, Room BLU-E-03 (ground floor, to the right of the entrance)
University of Zurich
Blümlipstrasse 10


Building SOF , Room SOF-G-21 (2nd floor, at the end of the building facing the city and lake)
University of Zurich

Schönberggasse 1

Audio Visual Equipment

The conference rooms will be equipped with a laptop and data projector. Please send your slides to [email protected] in advance of the conference where possible, so that they can be uploaded in advance.

Wi-Fi will also be available in the conference room. Further details will be provided on the first day.


Participants have been booked into 5 different hotels near the conference venue. Participants will receive individual confirmations indicating which hotel they have been booked into:

Comfort Hotel Royal Inn
Leonhardstrasse 6

Plattenstrasse 26

Hotel St. Josef
Hirschengraben 64

Hotel Scheuble
Mühlegasse 17

Florhofgasse 4


The nearest airport to the venue is Zurich Airport which is very well connected to the city centre.

Airport – City Centre

The S-Bahn connects the airport to the City Centre in 20 minutes (line S2)

The SBB travel centre is located below the Airport Center in the Check-in 3 area. The ticket counters are open from 06:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Arriving passengers can purchase tickets from the machines in customs halls 1 and 2. There are also more ticket machines directly next to the SBB travel centre.

Tickets for trains, trams and buses can be purchased at the SBB ticket machines (also located in Arrival 1 and 2), the SBB ticket counters, the Service Center, the switzerlandinfo+ counters or conveniently on the Internet or via smartphone. www.sbb.ch/abos-billette/e-tickets

Hotels to Conference Venues

For the school: participants can reach the BLU building by taking tram 9 or 10 from the University (tram stop ETH/Universitätsspital) to tram stop Seilbahn Rigiblick.

 All hotels are within walking distance of the SOF building for the days of the conference. Please see the map for further directions.


Breakfast should be taken at the hotel, though coffee is offered at the beginning of each conference day. Lunch and refreshments are provided throughout each day of the conference.

A drinks reception will take place on Thursday 21st and a conference dinner on Friday 22nd May. Details will be circulated in due course.

A dinner will also be arranged for the school participants on Wednesday 20 May. Further details will be circulated on the day.

Please be reminded that dietary restrictions can only be accommodated if indicated in advance.

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