GENERAL INFORMATION


VENUE

Akoesticum Ede
Nieuwe Kazernelaan 2 – D 42
6711 JC EDE
The Netherlands
http://www.akoesticum.org/

A beautiful neo-renaissance heritage site: the renovated army base Frisokazerne (built in 1906), walking distance to The Hoge Veluwe National Park, the green heart of The Netherlands. When you will arrive at Schiphol Airport, we will mail you the train ticket to Ede-Wageningen station. From this station, you can see the Akoesticum.

Akoesticum picture station

 

LANGUAGE

The official language of the school is “English”

SOCIAL PROGRAM

Onze lieve heer op zolder 

On Wednesday 28 June after lunch a trip will be organised to Amsterdam. We will start with a city bike tour. With the bike you can reach places which remain inaccessible to others. We have put together a safely guided bicycle tour which will give you a fascinating picture of this famous canal city’s rich history.During this tour you will pass all the interesting spots such as the charming Jordaan quarter, the Anne Frank house, the Rijksmuseum, the Vondelpark, the “Skinny Bridge” and the Red Light District. Our experienced guides will show you the way and tell the fascinating story of the history and evolution of Amsterdam over the years

After the bike tour, we will have a traditional Dutch Happy hour along the canals of Amsterdam. We will finish this day in Restaurant Pllek in the north of Amsterdam with a dinner and an amazing view over Amsterdam. 

On Friday 30 June we will have a bicycle tour to the Kröller Müller Museum. The Kröller-Müller Museum boasts the second-largest Van Gogh collection in the world: almost 90 paintings and over 180 drawings. The Van Gogh Gallery displays varying selections of about 40 works by Vincent van Gogh. Furthermore, you will also find masterpieces by modern masters such as Claude Monet, Georges Seurat, Pablo Picasso and Piet Mondriaan. In the sculpture garden, one of the largest in Europe, you can enjoy both sculptures and nature. Distributed throughout the garden are over 160 sculptures by iconic artists, from Aristide Maillol to Jean Dubuffet, from Marta Pan to Pierre Huyghe.

kroller muller 800px

 

HOW TO ARRIVE


By air: Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Journey time by public transportation from Schiphol Airport to Ede is approximately 1,25 hours. 
Please click here for more information about public transportation from the airport. Akoesticum is located next to Station Ede-Wageningen.

By car:

Akoesticum Ede
Nieuwe Kazernelaan 2 – D 42
6711 JC EDE

INSURANCE

It is recommended to arrange your own health and travel insurance. The meeting organisers are not liable for any injuries or damages that may occur during the meeting.