General information

Congress Venue
Hotel Palace Berlin Budapester Str. 45 10787 Berlin
12-13 March 2020
The official language of the Congress is English
Congress Kit and Name Badge
Upon arrival to the congress venue you will receive a Congress kit that includes the printed material of the Congress and your name badge. Please wear your name badge at all times during the Congress and to all official Congress events.
Transportation from Airport to Congress Venue

Airport Berlin-Tegel (TXL) (9 km / 5.5 miles)

  • Taxi: 20-30 minutes
  • Bus X9: 22 minutes to Zoologischer Garten (every 10 minutes). The venue is a 7 minute walk from the station.

Airport Berlin-Schönefeld (SXF) (28 km / 17 miles)

  • Taxi: 30 minutes
  • Local railway: The Airport-Express from Berlin Brandenburg airport to Zoologischer Garten takes about 33 minutes. The specially marked regional trains on routes RE7 and RB14 leave every half an hour. These trains can be used with local public transport tickets. The route is in fare zone C. The venue is a 7 minute walk from the station.
Participants from certain countries may require a visa in order to travel to Germany.
Participants are requested to check with their local German Consulate/Embassy well in advance of their travel date. It is the responsibility of the participant to obtain a visa as necessary.
Invitation Letters

Official letters of invitation designed to assist with obtaining an entry visa can be made upon request. In order to receive an invitation letter for visa purposes, send an email to with the following information:

  • Congress Name
  • Delegate Prefix (Mr./Ms./Dr./Prof. etc.)
  • Full Name (as it appears in your passport)
  • Complete Mailing Address
  • Passport Number

Please note that such letters do not represent a commitment on the part of the Organising Committee or Congress to provide any financial assistance.

Liability & Insurance
The Congress secretariat and organizers cannot accept any liability for personal accidents or loss of/damage to private property of participants of RARE2020.
Dress Code
Informal for all occasions.
Congress Secretariat

Tel UK:  +44-203-051-4032
Tel US:  +1-857-400-0035