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PlanetS General Assembly 4

24/01/2018 - 26/01/2018

The fourth NCCR PlanetS General Assembly will take place at the Hotel Sunstar in Grindelwald (BE) on Wednesday-Friday, 24.-26.01.2018.
All NCCR members and associates are invited to join. Other interested persons may join the Assembly at their own costs, provided there are vacancies in the hotel.

Important Dates

13.11.2017, Registration opens
12.12.2017, Registration closes
08.01.2018, Last changes can be made
24.01.2018, Start General Assembly
26.01.2018, End General Assembly

Location- / Access plan

Hotel Sunstar Grindelwald
Dorfstrasse 168
3818 Grindelwald
P +41 33 854 77 77


Hotel Sunstar:
The holiday and wellness hotel is in a quiet yet central location with beautiful unspoilt panoramic views of the famous North Face of the Eiger, the Wetterhorn and First. The spacious and stylish lobby area with an open fireplace creates a lovely cosy atmosphere. The relaxed atmosphere and the gentle sound of the piano are bound to help you relax, inviting you to spend sociable and entertaining evenings there. From our light and airy half-board “Ambiance“ restaurant, you can enjoy beautiful mountain views even at breakfast, while in the evening the atmosphere is suitably romantic. Gourmets can sample delicacies from our kitchen and wine cellar in the elegant surroundings of the à la carte restaurant, the “Adlerstube“. The large and comfortable bedrooms, furnished with light wood furniture, create a cosy feeling of well-being. The Superior rooms, Junior Suites and Suites also have a balcony with stunning views of the magnificent mountains.

Prolong your stay:

Access by public transportation:
Take a train from Bern to Interlaken Ost. Change the train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald. From Grindelwald train station, it is only a 7 Minute walk to the Hotel.

Access by car:
The parking outside is free-of-charge. Covered parking is available at a charge of CHF 15.00/per day.
If you prefer the covered parking, park your car in front of the Hotel and notify the personnel at the reception desk. The Hotel personnel will park the car for you.

Plan your route with Google Maps:



Travel Reimbursement:



Prof. Stéphane Udry,
Co-Director NCCR PlanetS
Observatoire Astronomique de l’Université de Genève

PD Dr. Yann Alibert,
Scientific Officer
NCCR PlanetS, University of Bern

Janine Jungo,
Project Assistant
NCCR PlanetS, University of Bern



Pictures from the last assembly

More images are on Flickr

Pictures of the hotel and seminar rooms

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