Organized by RICAM (Radon Institute for Computational and Applied Mathematics)
in close cooperation with RISC (Research Institute for Symbolic Computation).
Directed by Bruno Buchberger (RISC and RICAM) and Heinz Engl (RICAM).


The Special Semester will take place at the and the RICAM is located on the campus of the Johannes Kepler University in Linz.

RISC is located in the castle of Hagenberg, a romantic, medieval castle amidst the lovely, hilly landscape of the Mühlviertel 20 km north east of Linz.

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  • Travel to Linz
    • By plane: Linz has an international airport (LNZ) with good connections to Frankfurt, Zurich, Amsterdam and Brussels. From the Linz airport you can take a shuttle bus connection to the center of Linz. Other international airports nearby Linz are Vienna (VIE, 2 hours by train/car) and Munich (MUC, 3 hours by train/car).
    • By train: Linz can also be conveniently reached by train from Vienna,Salzburg or Munich (Train connections can be looked up using the Travel Planner).
  • Travel from Linz to Hagenberg

    From the main campus of the Johannes Kepler University (on which RICAM is located) it takes approximately 15 minutes on a high-way to go to Hagenberg (site of RISC).

    In principle, there are also buses and trains from Linz to Hagenberg. However, we will organize private transportation for those participants who do not bring their own car.


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Leisure activities

See Austria Tourism or Austrian Travel Network.
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