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Research Bernoulli Institute EDOC2023


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The EDOC 2023 and CoopIS 2023 conferences will take place at the Bernoulli Institute at the University of Groningen.

Address: Nijenborgh 9, 9747 AG Groningen

Hot to get to Zernike Campus

For public transport: check out the 9292 website or download the app. Our location is nearby bus stop: Nijenborgh, Groningen.

Or rent a bike like a true Dutchie! Check out bike rental locations here.

How to Arrive

Travel by air

Groningen Airport Eelde

Groningen is easily reached from Groningen Airport Eelde.
It is possible to reach the airport by using bus 9 (Groningen - Eelde). Passengers from Assen can take bus 50 (Assen – Groningen) changing at De Punt onto bus 9.
Further information and a list of all destinations can be found here.

Travelling from Schiphol Airport (Amsterdam) to Groningen

When you arrive in the Netherlands at Schiphol, Amsterdam international airport, easiest way to travel Groningen is by train. Underground train station beneath the airport is within walking distance of luggage claim areas. Dutch railway system is called Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS), you will recognize it its yellow and blue colors. Just follow illuminated signs that direct ‘to trains’.

Travel by train

Train Tickets

You will have to purchase a single-use chip card (this is your train ticket) to Groningen at the ticket counteror at the yellow and blue ticket-vending machines that you will find in the luggage claim hall and by every entrance to the train terminal. You can purchase tickets from the machines only by using your Credit Card or a Debit Card with the Maestro logo. The vending machines do not take Credit Cards or American Debit Cards.

If you use a single-use chip card or OV-chipkaart please make sure you check in and out; hold your OV-chipkaart up against the NS card reader in one of the gates or free-standing posts.

Train schedules

Information on travelling by train is available on the NS website.
The journey from Schiphol Airport takes approximately two hours and Groningen is the last stop. The trains are quite comfortable and (most trains) feature free wireless Internet in all classes and 220V AC outlets in first class. Food and drinks are not sold on the trains, please make sure that you purchase these beforehand at the airport.

Travel by car

Please note that car traffic in the city center is restricted and street parking is very limited. Also be aware of the numerous cyclists that may not exactly follow the traffic regulations. There are multiple parking garages located near the center.
More information on car parking in Groningen, including the street parking regulations, can be found here.

Groningen bereikbaar
Read here about our work in progress and key traffic projects and discover smart travel alternatives.

Taxis in Groningen
Taxi Groningen: +31 (0)50 - 549 7676
Taxi Noord: +31 (0)50 - 549 4940
Schiphol taxi Groningen: +31 (0)50 - 850 7519

Planning your journey in the Netherlands

You might find the website very useful for planning your journey in the Netherlands. The planner combines all available public transportation - trains, buses, trams, metro, and boats - to provide an optimal route. It also informs you real-time about the current delays and disruptions in public transportation.

Public Transport Chip Card

It is also possible to purchase an OV-chip card, which you can use for all public transport in the Netherlands. You can order this OV-chip card via: and pick up at the Service Point at Schiphol Airport. This OV-chip card can be charged and used until the amount is exhausted. Any remaining amount can be returned to you at the Service Point on Schiphol.

About Groningen

The city of Groningen is the capital of the province of Groningen, the most north eastern province of the Netherlands. The largest (230000 people) urban center in the area, it is a relatively undiscovered and unspoiled part of the Netherlands that has kept most of its authenticity.

Groningen is one of the happiest cities in Europe, and happiest small city in the Netherlands, scoring in the top five European cities for quality of life, education, public domain, health care and air quality. Students comprise an estimated 25% of its total population and makes it the country's demographically youngest city.

The city is founded in the third century BC, and was in 1614 the second university city in the Netherlands.

Would you like to find out more about Groningen? Please visit the website


We have booked 10-15 rooms in the hotels below, you can use the promotional code accordingly. If promotional code is not specified, mention your conference attendance in your reservation request.

The Market Hotel

Grote Markt 31 | 9712 HS Groningen

Martini Hotel

Gedempte Zuiderdiep 8 | 9711 HG Groningen
+31 (0)50 312 99 19


Eden City Hotel

Gedempte Kattendiep 25 | 9711 PM Groningen
+31 (0)50 5886540 | Mob.: +31 (0)6 17529366

Hotel Schimmelpennick Huys Hotel

Oosterstraat 53 |9711 NR Groningen

Asgard Hotel

Ganzevoortsingel 2-1 | 9711 AL Groningen


Best Western Hotel

Radesingel 50 | 9711 EK Groningen
+31 (0)50 524 8016

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Last modified:18 October 2023 12.05 p.m.