BioTech2019 will be held at the ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management in Wädenswil, a member of the Zurich Universities of Applied Sciences and Arts (ZFH). Wädenswil is a picturesque town with approximately 20,000 inhabitants on the south shore of the Lake of Zurich. The Reidbach Campus (building RA “Seifensträuli”, Seestrasse 55, 8820 Wädenswil), where the symposium will take place, can easily be reached by public transport.


How to find us

From Zurich to Wädenswil by train

  • From Zurich’s main railway station (Hauptbahnhof) to Wädenswil, five trains an hour (S2, S8, S25), journey time 20–30 min
  • From Zurich airport to Wädenswil, direct trains twice an hour (S2), journey time 35 min

From Wädenswil railway station to the ZHAW

  • by public transport: buses number 129  (bus stop «Campus Rothus»)
  • by taxi from Wädenswil railway station (approx. CHF 10.- one way): Wädi Taxi +41 44 780 52 52 or City Taxi +41 44 780 77 77
  • by foot, approx. 10 min walk



For overnight accommodation there are only limited possibilities in Wädenswil. Rooms can be found in Horgen, Pfäffikon or nearby Zurich. All the given towns have good train connections to Wädenswil.

Hotel Engel - Engelstrasse 2, 8820 Wädenswil
Hotel Du Lac - Seestrasse 100, 8820 Wädenswil
a 1-minute walk from Wädenswil railway station

(10 minutes by train or 15 minutes by car to Wädenswil)
Seehotel Meierhof - Bahnhofstrasse 4, 8810 Horgen
Hotel Schwan - Zugerstrasse 9, 8810 Horgen
both a 5-minute walk from Horgen railway station

(10 minutes by car to Wädenswil)
Landgasthof Halbinsel Au - 8804 Au
suitable for those coming by car

(5 minutes by train or car to Wädenswil)
Richterswil Youth Hostel (Dormitory) - 8805 Richterswil
Hotel Drei Könige (simple family hotel) - Chuengengass 2, 8805 Richterswil
both a 5-minute walk from Richterswil railway station 

(10 minutes by train or 15 minutes by car to Wädenswil)
Hotel Sternen - Churerstrasse 34, 8808 Pfäffikon
a 5-minute walk from Pfäffikon railway station
Hotel Seedamm Plaza - Seedammstrasse 3, 8808 Pfäffikon
a 10-minute walk from Pfäffikon railway station

(20-30 minutes by regional trains S2, S8 and IR to Wädenswil)
Walhalla - Limmatstrasse 5, 8005 Zurich
a 5-minute walk from Zurich main station (Hauptbahnhof SBB)
Leoneck - Leonhardstrasse 1, 8001 Zurich
a 15-minute walk from Zurich main station (Hauptbahnhof SBB)
Ascot - Tessinerplatz 9, 8002 Zurich
opposite Zurich Enge railway station


               Online registration for the conference will be open until 25th June 2019.