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Excusrion Linz

BERLIN RESIDENCY 2014

Residency location
Uferstudios
Badstr. 41a (Gate 1) Berlin



Map of area around Uferstudios

Closest Café: Pförtner
Uferstraße 8, Berlin

Accommodations
Students and faculty are responsible for making their own travel and accommodation arrangements. 

Easy Hotel
Rosenthaler Straße 69, Berlin
39 euros per night
15 min.U8

Hostel Ufernacht
Hostel and apartments
Martin-Opitz-Str. 23, Berlin
16,50 – 25 euros per night
2 min. walk

Here is a range of other accommodations further away:

House of Nations Student Hotel
info@brst.de

Hotel4youth Student Hotel
Bernauer Straße 45 · 10435 Berlin
45 Euros per night + free internet in lobby

Circus Hostel
Weinbergsweg 1a, 10119 Berlin
23-85 Euros per night + free internet in lobby

Citystay Hostel
Rosenstrasse 16, 10178 Berlin – Mitte
17-55 euros per night + free internet
(30 min walk)

Pangea Hostel and Hotel
Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 34, 10178 Berlin
8-10 euros

ONE80º Hostel Berlin
Otto-Braun-Straße 65, 10178 Berlin
9-17 euros  + free internet

Motel One
Dircksenstraße 36 10179 Berlin
65 Euros per night + free internet

The Circus Hotel
Rosenthalerstraße 1, 10119 Berlin
70 Euros per night + free internet

airbnb.com
BeMyGuest
apartments
berlinartlink
city-living
freiraum
wohnwitz

TRAVEL INFO
Airports
Berlin has two airports with excellent and cheap connections nationally and internationally: Tegel TXL and Schönefeld SXF. The airport code to search for all Berlin airports is BER. Kayak is a meta-engine of budget travel sites. If you register you can do searches with variable dates (+/- 3 days) on a range of discount sites and individual airlines simultaneously. Good air and local travel information for Berlin is here.

Insurance (required)
Check your overseas medical insurance coverage and ask your medical insurance company if your policy applies overseas, and if it covers emergency expenses such as medical evacuation. If it does not, supplemental insurance will be needed. Check with the airline you book your flight with or google “travel international health insurance” to find a source. One source is: worldnomads.com.

COMMUNICATION
Residency announcements will be sent by email.
To call via Skype or from a phone registered outside of Germany, e.g. your US cell phone:
+49 (151) 777-7777
To call from a German phone replace the +49 with a zero. example:
+49 (151) 777-7777 becomes 0 (151) 777-7777

Travel in Berlin
Journey Planner
Transportation Map
Taxi Calculator
City Guide
Visa Support

Weekends
All galleries in Berlin:
http://www.berlinartlink.com/resources/berlin-gallery-directory

Weekly listings of exhibitions and events:
http://www.timeout.com/berlin
http://berlinartlink.com
http://www.zitty.de/list?type=events

Recommended cultural venues:
http://www.hamburgerbahnhof.de/
http://www.berlinischegalerie.de
http://www.kw-berlin.de
http://www.ifa.de/
http://www.topographie.de/
http://www.echtzeitmusik.de
http://www.singuhr.de

GETTING AROUND BERLIN

Public Transportation
Journey Planner
Price for a day ticket: 6,10 Euro
Price for a week ticket: 26,20 Euro

Bike rental
Near Bahnhof Zoo
Also Craiglist.

Taxi
Charlottenburger Taxi +49 (30) 3137192
City-Funk +49 (30) 210202
Funk Taxi Berlin +49-(30) 26 10 26
TaxiFunk Berlin +49-(30) 44 33 22
Wuerfelfunk +49 (30) 21010
Tip 5-10%

Tourist Information Berlin
City of Berlin
Tourism Marketing

EMERGENCY INFO
General Emergency Number: 110 (police) 112 (ambulance, fire)
Health clinic: Vivantes Klinikum Prenzlauer Berg
Fröbelstraße 15, 10405 Berlin, Germany ‎
+49 30 1301 ext. 60
Emergency On-Call Dentist:
+49 (30) 89 00 43 33, after 8 pm M-F, 24 hrs. Sat. & Sun.

HEALTH
Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
http://www.charite.de

Christina Stuckert (HP)
Praxis für Zen Shiatsu und ganzheitliche Medizin
Hornstraße 19, 10963 Berlin
030  / 215 86 17 or 0173 /60 53 827
http://www.shiatsu-in-berlin.de
ChristinaStuckert@gmx.de

Pascal Khalifesoltani
Heilpraktiker, Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Triggerpoint, etc.
Monbijouplatz 9, 10178 Berlin
+49 (0) 30 56 973 328
+49 (0) 176 32 606 296

http://www.shen-doa.de

info@khalifesoltani.com
120 euros w/o insurance, 30 euros with EU insurance

NEW YORK 2014

Accommodations:

The New York Loft Hostel
249 Varet Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206
Tel. +1 (718) 366-1351

Hostel Zip 112
12 N 6th St. 5F, Brooklyn, NY
Tel. + 1 (347) 403 0577

NY Moore Hostel
179 Moore Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206
Tel. + 1 347-227-8634

Union Hotel
611 DeGraw Street, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Tel. +1 (718) 403-0614

Hotel Le Jolie
235 Meeker Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Tel. +1 (718) 625 2100, Fax +1 (718) 625 7100

YMCA Greenpoint
99 Meserole Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11222
Manhattan:

Also:
airbnb.com