See information below on the dates, location, and local details like lodging.


Monday - Friday during January 8 - 19, 2006
09h00 - 17h00
See also the schedule.

Primary Location

Ausstellungsstrasse 60, Zürich, CH-8031
Rooms Sihlquai 11 (SQ11) and 509
SQ11 and 509 are in the building marked 1 and 11 in the map, and specifically is located in the wing parallel to the riverbank.
A map giving a detailed view of the location and building, with red circles indicating the room:
The panorama room is in the same building, next to room 509.

Secondary Location:
HGKZ Institute for Cultural Studies
Hafnerstrasse 31
Marked number 3 on the pdf map above, at the intersection of Hafnerstrasse with Limmatstrasse

At present, it looks as if we will not be using the Hafnerstrasse location.

The HGKZ is about a 5 minute walk from the Hauptbahnhof.

View this map in interactive form at ViaMichelin.

Other Local Information

Particularly for those visiting


We hope to provide you with more detailed information soon.
In our experience, most of the hotels in the center seem to be of good quality.
There are many hotels near HGKZ, due to its proximity to the Hauptbahnhof (about 5 minutes from HGKZ)
The Zürich hotel websites at and are both useful. In fact, this is how we have booked in earlier visits to Zürich.
Any hotel within walking distance of the Hauptbahnhof is within a suitable distance.

Swiss Rex Quality Hotel
From 130CHF (single) / night
Weinbergstrasse 92
8006 Zürich
Tel 044 360 25 25

Seefeld Hotel
Seefeldstrasse 63
8008 Zurich
+41 (0) 44 387 41 41
Seefeld hotel apparently offers a ZHdK rate. It is attractive and stylish.

Two that are very close to HGKZ (1 minute walk):

Hotel Montana
Konradstrasse 39
8005 Zürich
+41 (0) 43 366 6000

Hotel Montana is very close to the HGKZ and Hauptbahnhof, but I know little else.

Hotel X-Tra
Limmatstrasse 118
8005 Zürich
+41 (0) 44 448 1595

Hotel X-Tra is an interesting Bauhaus style building from the 1930s. However, it has a club in the basement. When we stayed there on a weekend night, the bass could be heard in our room. Otherwise the hotel was okay.

Hotel Leoneck
Some of you stayed here previously.

A more cozy place to stay can be found in the hotels South-East of the station, across the river.


Hostels in Switzerland are typically good.

Youth Hostel Zurich (Click the map to get Zurich - Slight bug in wiki prevents URL placement)
Part of the official Swiss youth hostels, which have good reputation
Rooms from 35CHF / night

Centrally located.
From 80 CHF (single room) / 40 CHF (dormitory)

More Zurich Hostels with reviews...

Telephone Contacts:

Yon Visell: +1 5149671648 (text message preferred)
Karmen Franinovic: +1 5149671649 (text message preferred)