Contact

Please send emails to aksw@informatik.uni-leipzig.de.

How To Find Us

The Department of Business Information Systems is located in the new, central premises of Leipzig University at Augustusplatz 10. You will find the offices of the AKSW research group in the Paulinum building on the 6th floor.

Directions

By car

  • Motorway A9 (Berlin – Munich): Exit on Großkugel to the highway B6 or exit on Leipzig West to the Interstate B181, then follow directions to Leipzig's city centre (“Innenstadt Leipzig”)
  • Motorway A38 (Göttingen – Leipzig): Exit on Kreuz Rippachtal to the highway B87, then follow directions to Leipzig's city centre (“Innenstadt Leipzig”)
  • Motorway A14 (Nossen – Magdeburg): Exit on Leipzig Mitte to the highway B2 or exit on Leipzig Nordost to the Interstate B87, then follow directions to Leipzig's city centre (“Innenstadt Leipzig”)

Follow the city's inner ring road until Augustusplatz / Goethestraße. You could use the underground car park at Augustusplatz route finder.

By train

Intercity and Intercity-Express trains connect Leipzig with almost all European cities. Take a look at the German Railways website for planning your journey.

The premises of the University of Leipzig are not far away from Leipzig’s Main Station (400m, 10 min walk). Public transportation is available right in front of the station. You can get a taxi or catch tram 4, 7, 12 or 15 heading eastward to reach our offices.Get off at the stop 'Augustusplatz'. If you turn right, the Paulinum building of the University, which resembles a church, should be in sight and approximately 100m ahead of you. Use the entrance of the Paulinum building.

By plane

It takes about 30 minutes by car to get from Leipzig-Halle Airport to the city centre. There are also direct trains from the airport to Leipzig’s Main Station. They leave every 30 minutes and take you to the city centre in about 15 minutes. To reach Augustusplatz 10, please follow the directions described above.

If there are no direct flights to Leipzig from your city, you can also reach Leipzig via these airports:

  • Berlin (about one-hour train ride to Leipzig / approx. 40 Euro one way),
    • From Berlin Tegel (airport code TXL) take the TXL bus to Berlin Hauptbahnhof main train station and the direct IC/ICE train to Leipzig
    • From Berlin Schönefeld (airport code SXF) take the SXF bus to Berlin Südkreuz train station and the direct IC/ICE train to Leipzig
  • Frankfurt / Main (about 3.5 hours train ride / approx. 70 Euro one way)
  • Hannover (about three-hours train ride / approx. 50 Euro one way).

Trains depart frequently (mostly hourly) from these cities to Leipzig. Please check the schedule at Deutsche Bahn.

See also www.leipzig-halle-airport.de for more information.

Accommodation

Leipzig offers a variety of hotels, hostels and apartments. We have shortlisted a few hotels for you there. A decent option right in the center and conveniently located between the train station and our office is Motel One (other than the name suggests its a modern, convenient and elegant hotel).

Address

Leipzig University
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Institute of Computer Science
Dept. Business Information Systems
Augustusplatz 10
04109 Leipzig, Germany

Phone: +49 (341) 97 32 310

Fax: +49 (341) 97 32 369

News

AKSW Colloquium, 18-05-2015, Multilingual Morpheme Ontology, Personalised Access and Enrichment of Linked Data Resources ( 2015-05-17T12:24:52+02:00 by Dr. Amrapali Zaveri)

2015-05-17T12:24:52+02:00 by Dr. Amrapali Zaveri

MMoOn – A Multilingual Morpheme Ontology by Bettina Klimek In the last years a rapid emergence of lexical resources evolved in the Semantic Web. Read more about "AKSW Colloquium, 18-05-2015, Multilingual Morpheme Ontology, Personalised Access and Enrichment of Linked Data Resources"

AKSW Colloquium, 11-05-2015, DBpedia distributed extraction framework ( 2015-05-10T18:36:42+02:00 by Nilesh Chakraborty)

2015-05-10T18:36:42+02:00 by Nilesh Chakraborty

Scaling up the DBpedia extraction framework by Nilesh Chakraborty The DBpedia extraction framework extracts different kinds of structured information from Wikipedia to generate various datasets. Performing a full extraction of Wikipedia dumps of all languages (or even just the mapping-based languages) takes a significant amount of time. Read more about "AKSW Colloquium, 11-05-2015, DBpedia distributed extraction framework"

Invited talk @AIMS webinar series ( 2015-05-08T12:47:00+02:00 by Dr. Amrapali Zaveri)

2015-05-08T12:47:00+02:00 by Dr. Amrapali Zaveri

On 5th of May Ivan Ermilov on behalf of AKSW presented CKAN data catalog as a part of AIMS (Agricultural Information Management Standards) webinar series. Read more about "Invited talk @AIMS webinar series"

AKSW Colloquium, 04-05-2015, Automating RDF Dataset Transformation and Enrichment, Structured Machine Learning in Life Science ( 2015-05-03T21:50:38+02:00 by Mohamed Sherif)

2015-05-03T21:50:38+02:00 by Mohamed Sherif

Automating RDF Dataset Transformation and Enrichment by Mohamed Sherif With the adoption of RDF across several domains, come growing requirements pertaining to the completeness and quality of RDF datasets. Read more about "AKSW Colloquium, 04-05-2015, Automating RDF Dataset Transformation and Enrichment, Structured Machine Learning in Life Science"

AKSW Colloquium, 27-04-2015, Ontotext’s RDF database-as-a-service (DBaaS) via Self-Service Semantic Suite (S4) platform via & Knowledge-Based Trust ( 2015-04-23T17:21:00+02:00 JoergUnbehauen)

2015-04-23T17:21:00+02:00 JoergUnbehauen

This colloquium features two talks. First the Self-Service Semantic Suite (S4) platform is presented by Marin Dimitrov (Ontotext), followed up by Jörg Unbehauens report on Googles effort on using factual correctness as a ranking factor. Read more about "AKSW Colloquium, 27-04-2015, Ontotext’s RDF database-as-a-service (DBaaS) via Self-Service Semantic Suite (S4) platform via & Knowledge-Based Trust"