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Excursion within the 9th IFK

To get an insight into everyday´s business life of an international company and an impression of regional technical sights a two-day excursion following the conference is offered to interested participants. (Subject to alterations)

Thursday, 27th March 2014

VELTINS - Arena, Gelsenkirchen

We will leave Aachen at 8.00 a.m. At 10.00 a.m. we will arrive the VELTINS-Arena in Gelsenkirchen. Due to its multifunctionality the stadium of FC Schalke 04 sets new standards. Among a roll-out pitch and mobile stands the retractable roof is one of the highlights of this building.

After a tour through the arena a visit of the Schalke museum is possible.

FORD - Werke, Köln

The Fiesta Factory in Cologne-Niehl is one of the most efficient car factories in Europe. In addition to the Fiesta and Fusion assembly in Cologne-Niehl engines, transmissions, forging and cast parts are produced. After lunch and a company presentation we will attend a two-hour plant tour through the car assembly. Thereafter we will return to Aachen and arrive at about 8 pm.

Friday, 28th March 2014

Zeche Zollverein, Essen

At 8.00 a.m. we will start to Zollverein UNESCO World Heritage, which is known as the “world´s most beautiful coal mine” with its shafts and the central coking plant. Within a guided tour we will follow the whole way from the coal to coke. At about 5.00 p.m. we will arrive Aachen. 
Solid footwear and weatherproof clothing are recommended.

On the way back a stopover at Düsseldorf International Airport and its train station can be organized.

Date: 27th - 28th March 2014
Charge: 150 € per person (without overnight stay)
Please note that the contingent is limited!

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Dirk Schulze Schencking
Academic Staff/ Wiss. Mitarbeiter
RWTH Aachen University, IFAS

Steinbachstraße 53
52074 Aachen