Hotel and Travel

Congress venue

College of Physicians in Vienna – Billrothhaus

Frankgasse 8
1090 Vienna (City) 
t +4314054777

The Billrothhaus – location of the Society of Physicians in Vienna – was opened in 1893. It is located in the heart of Vienna and one of the finest medical-historical monuments in Europe.
It is only a 5 minute walk from the Vienna General Hospital, the University campus and Schottentor. Public transportation: U2 Station Rathaus or Schottentor, Trams 5/33/43/44.

The historic Billrothhaus, and with it the Society of Physicians in Vienna, combines the tradition of the Vienna School of Medicine with the requirements of a modern medical event venue.
In the traditional ceremonial hall of the Billrothhaus medical and scientific congresses, symposia and evening events can be held. The beautiful rooms (conference room / administrative room / reading room / library) are available for banquets, press conferences, consensus meetings, round-table discussions and meetings. The specially adapted library area with its unique flair is perfect for receptions, cocktail parties and business exhibitions.

College of Physicians in Vienna – Billrothhaus


City of Vienna


Vienna, one of the most exquisite cities in Europe, is situated in the northeast of Austria and lies on the banks of the majestic Danube River. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Wachau region, the city offers a unique combination of imperial traditions and stunning modern architecture.

The city is famous for its cultural events, imperial sights, coffee houses, cozy wine taverns, and characteristic Viennese charm. Vienna is considered a paradise for music lovers, being the birthplace of many renowned composers, such as Schubert, Strauss, Schoenberg, and Berg, and home to many others, such as Mozart, Beethoven, Haydn, Brahms, and Mahler. 

There are numerous main attractions to discover: boat rides on the Danube, hiking through the Vienna woods, dinner cruises, operas, and concerts. Explore the history of this capital city, dating back to Roman times, to enhance an exceptional cultural experience.

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Hotel booking

We recommend the following hotels:

The Harmonie Vienna

Harmoniegasse 5-7, 1090 Vienna
Tel.: +43 1 317 66 04

With the code „IGM 2019“ you can book at special rates:
room classic / single use:  € 194,- per night, including buffet breakfast

room classic / double use: € 210,- per night, including buffet breakfast


The Harmonie Vienna boutique hotel is a hotel that marches to a different tune. At the heart of the hotel’s design is a visionary art concept that combines dance and art in a unique way. Situated in the middle of an artist’s quarter in the 9th district, not far from Vienna’s city centre, The Harmonie Vienna stands out due to its informal atmosphere and impressive interior for guests with discerning tastes. Welcome to a very special kind of boutique hotel!

The Harmonie Vienna hotel is your city hotel with Viennese charm. We offer every guest personal service and cater to their wishes on an individual basis. Our many regular guests are the best proof that The Harmonie Vienna hotel is your temporary home in Vienna. A hotel where you feel at ease.

How to get to the congress venue:

– 8 minutes walking distance from the congress venue

Austria Trend Hotel Rathauspark – book here

Rathausstraße 17, 1010 Vienna
Tel.: +43 1 40 412-764

The Austria Trend Hotel Rathauspark in Vienna is located in a completely renovated building dating from 1880, that once belonged to the famous author Stefan Zweig. The 4-star hotel offers 117 rooms and suites with bath/shower, hairdryer, telephone, cable TV and Wi-Fi internet access. A rich breakfast buffet is served in the restaurant. In the lobby lounge guests can enjoy snacks and drinks around the clock. 

The Austria Trend Hotel Rathauspark is located close to the town hall square in Vienna, in the immediate proximity of many sights like Hofburg Palace. Worthwhile destinations include the Burgtheater and numerous museums and galleries. 

How to get to the congress venue:

– 6 minutes walking distance from the congress venue

Austria Trend Hotel Europa

Kärntner Straße 18, 1010 Vienna
Tel.: +43 1 515 94-100

Austria Trend Hotel Europa is located in the famous Kärntner Strasse in the first district of Vienna, a few minutes walk away from Stephansdom, State Opera and the Graben. We are an ideal choice for both tourists and business travelers. The rooms have air-conditioning and those on the top floor have a superb view of the city center. 

How to get to the congress venue:

– 20 minutes walk OR

– by public transport: tram nr. 1 from Opera / Karlsplatz towards Schottentor, change at Schottentor to tram nr. 43 towards Neuwaldegg, enter at station Landesgerichtsstraße