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: Edgard Marx and Tommaso Soru on Monday, February 23, 3.00 p.m. ( 2015-02-19T22:53:47+01:00 TommasoSoru)

2015-02-19T22:53:47+01:00 TommasoSoru

On Monday, 23rd of February 2015, Edgard Marx will introduce Smart, a search engine designed over the Semantic Search paradigm; subsequently, Tommaso Soru will present ROCKER, a refinement operator approach for key discovery. Abstract – Smart Since the conception of the Web, search engines play a key role in making content available. Read more about "AKSW Colloquium: Edgard Marx and Tommaso Soru on Monday, February 23, 3.00 p.m."

Call for Feedback on LIDER Roadmap ( 2015-02-17T15:38:54+01:00 by Amrapali Zaveri)

2015-02-17T15:38:54+01:00 by Amrapali Zaveri

The LIDER project is gathering feedback on a roadmap for the use of Linguistic Linked Data for content analytics.  We invite you to give feedback in the following ways: Attend and discuss with us at the public conference call on 19 February 3 p.m. Read more about "Call for Feedback on LIDER Roadmap"

AKSW Colloquium: Konrad Höffner and Michael Röder on Monday, February 16, 3.00 p.m. ( 2015-02-16T13:45:51+01:00 by Konrad Höffner)

2015-02-16T13:45:51+01:00 by Konrad Höffner

CubeQA—Question Answering on Statistical Linked Data by Konrad Höffner Abstract Question answering systems provide intuitive access to data by translating natural language queries into SPARQL, which is the native query language of RDF knowledge bases. Statistical data, however, is structurally very different from other data and cannot be queried using existing approaches. Read more about "AKSW Colloquium: Konrad Höffner and Michael Röder on Monday, February 16, 3.00 p.m."

Kick-off of the FREME project ( 2015-02-16T12:50:49+01:00 by Amrapali Zaveri)

2015-02-16T12:50:49+01:00 by Amrapali Zaveri

Hi all ! A new InfAI project, FREME, kicked off in Berlin. FREME – Open Framework of E-Services for Multilingual and Semantic Enrichment of Digital Content is an H2020 funded project with the objective of building an open, innovative, commercial-grade framework of e-services for multilingual and semantic enrichment of digital content. Read more about "Kick-off of the FREME project"

DL-Learner 1.0 (Supervised Structured Machine Learning Framework) Released ( 2015-02-13T10:38:26+01:00 by Dr. Jens Lehmann)

2015-02-13T10:38:26+01:00 by Dr. Jens Lehmann

Dear all, we are happy to announce DL-Learner 1.0. DL-Learner is a framework containing algorithms for supervised machine learning in RDF and OWL. DL-Learner can use various RDF and OWL serialization formats as well as SPARQL endpoints as input, can connect to most popular OWL reasoners and is easily and flexibly configurable. Read more about "DL-Learner 1.0 (Supervised Structured Machine Learning Framework) Released"