The 7th Junior Researchers Meeting in Applied Linguistics

hosted by ZHAW IAM

ZHAW, School of Applied Linguistics

Start: 10 Sep 2015

End: 16 Sep 2015

  • Conference venue

    ZHAW Zurich University of Applied Sciences
    School of Applied Linguistics
    Theaterstrasse 15c, P.O. Box
    8401 Winterthur


    The city and region of Winterthur is an independent and dynamic center in the Zurich economic area with a population of around 180,000. Its wide range of jobs, diversity of housing, excellent educational facilities, rich cultural life and manifold leisure activities add up to an exceptionally high quality of life at an affordable price.


    Embedded in the Zurich region, the city of Winterthur and its surroundings represent an independent urban and economic center and one of the most significant locations in Eastern Switzerland with outstanding infrastructure and a large labor market. Over 75,000 people are employed in one of more than 7,500 firms and enterprises. Low taxes by European standards and the city’s central location in the European economic area are two of the reasons why investors opt for Winterthur and several important international corporations are domiciled here. Winterthur is also home to the Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), which is one of Switzerland’s largest multi-disciplinary universities of applied sciences and has turned Winterthur into a vibrant university town.


    As a residential area, Winterthur offers a high quality of life at affordable prices. The advantages include excellent infrastructure, a diversity of housing to suit all tastes, proximity to nature, rich cultural offerings and numerous shopping options and leisure activities, all ideally situated in the vicinity of Zurich and Zurich international airport. Those who prefer living in the country, but within easy reach of an urban center, will no doubt find the home of their choice in one of the idyllic villages in the surroundings of Winterthur.


    The Winterthur region is quite simply a great place to work, learn and live. 

  • Directions

    Event venue address

    Theaterstrasse 15c 8401 Winterthur Switzerland
  • Hotel accommodation

    The conference fee includes the accommodation in a 4 person room in Hotel IBIS Budget in Winterthur:

    The distance from ZURICH INTL AIRPORT to the Hotel IBIS is about 18.00 km. The easiest way to get to Winterthur is by train. There are several connections every half an hour. The train ticket can be bought at a ticket machine or at the counter in the train hall of the airport.

    After arriving at the Winterthur Main Station you can take one of those busses:

    Bus Nr. 1, direction "Töss", get out at the bus stop "LOKI".

    Bus Nr. 7 direction "Wülflingen" get out at the bus stop "LOKI". 


    If you prefer to book the accommodation yourself we recommend the hotels below, as they are close to the conference venue. Please use the code "Junior Researchers Meeting" for your booking.
    You may also consider visiting the website for further accommodation recommendations in Winterthur.

    Hotel Wartmann ***

    Rudolfstrasse 15

    8400 Winterthur, Schweiz

    Tel.: +41 52 260 07 07


    Hotel Krone ***

    Marktgasse 49

    8400 Winterthur, Schweiz

    Tel.: +41 52 208 18 18


    Hotel Banana City ****

    Schaffhauserstrasse 8

    8400 Winterthur, Schweiz

    Tel.: +41 52 268 16 16


    Park Hotel Winterthur ****

    Stadthausstrasse 4

    8400 Winterthur, Schweiz

    Tel.: +41 52 265 02 65

    Fax: +41 52 265 02 75


    Depot 195 Hostel

    Lagerplatz 4

    8400 Winterthur, Schweiz

    Tel.: +41 52 203 13 63




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