2010 – Citizens for Europe (Bad Marienberg)

The General Assembly of EUNET 2010 will take place from September 10 – September 12, 2010 at our member organisation Europe House Marienberg in Bad Marienberg (Germany).

Languages will be English, German and French. See programme for further details.

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(subject to change!)

Plenary session (Languages: DE EN FR)
Committees (Language: EN)
Meetings (Languages: DE FR)

Friday, 10/09/2010
9.30 h Supervisory board meeting                                            Room: Auditorium
12.30 h Lunch board members/interpreters
13.00 h (changed time) Departure shuttle bus from ICE train station Montabaur
till 13.30 h Arrival of committee members
Committee meetings (committee members only)
14.00 h Committee on Content and Methodology
chaired by: Nina Nørgaard                                              Room: Brüssel
Council for Development and Cooperation
chaired by: Genevieve Saint-Hubert                                 Room:
Youth committee
chaired by: Christian Höfer and Michael Stange                Room: Bibliothek 
Committee on Migration and Intercultural affairs
chaired by: KIlian Kindelberger
                                       Room: Luxemburg
16.15 h (changed time) Departure shuttle bus from ICE train station Montabaur
till 17.00 h Arrival of participants
17.30 h Opening and welcome address by the president of EUNET, Catherine Guy-Quint
followed by Introduction to the conference venue
Karsten Lucke, Europe House Marienberg

Presentation of the conference programme
Thomas Heckeberg, EUNET

18.15 h EUNET work programme 2010-2012
Thomas Heckeberg, EUNET
19.00 h Dinner
20.30 h Meeting of the board with the chairpersons of the committees       Room: Auditorium
21.00 h Informal exchange
Saturday, 11/09/2010
9.00 h Organisational issues
9.15 h Web 2.0 in political education – Blessing or Curse?
Christian Höfer, EA NRW
10.00 h Skype – a helpful tool for international project management
Thomas Heckeberg, EUNET
10.20 h Facebook and Co – what is it and what is it for?
Kilian Kindelberger, BBAG
10.45 h Coffee break
11.15 h 2011 – European Year for Volunteering
Michael Stange, CERS
11.45 h EU programme Europe for Citizens

  • What kind of programme is the EU looking for?
  • What to consider in an application process?
  • How does the online application form work?

Thomas Heckeberg, EUNET

12.45 h Lunch
14.00 h EUNET virtual
How do I use the calendar on the EUNET website?
Thomas Heckeberg, EUNET
EUNET Online Forum
Thomas Heckeberg, EUNET
15.30 h Coffee break
16.00 h Project EUNET 2012

General discussion
chaired by: Catherine Guy-Quint

18.00 h Committee meetings (committee members only)
Committee on Content and Methodology
chaired by Nina Nørgaard                                                 Room: Brüssel

Council for Development and Cooperation                
chaired by: Genevieve Saint-Hubert                                   Room: Straßburg
Youth committee
chaired by: Christian Höfer and Michael Stange                  Room:
Committee on Migration and Intercultural affairs  
chaired by: Kilian Kindelberger                                          Room: Luxemburg
19.30 h Reports from the committees
20.30 h Regional buffet at “Wäller Stübchen”
followed by Informal exchange
Sunday, 12/09/2010
9.00 h Financial management in projects – a practical approach
Thomas Heckeberg, EUNET
10.00 h General Assembly
11.00 h Coffee break
11.30 h General Assembly
12.30 h Evaluation
13.00 h Mittagessen
14.00 h (changed time) Departure shuttle bus to ICE train station Montabaur


How to get there / Airports

importantImportant! Departure time for shuttle bus had been modified!

By plane

The closest airports to the conference venue Europe House Marienberg are Cologne/Bonn and Frankfurt am Main. Please note that in both cases it is necessary to continue your journey by train. The station is Montabaur. From there a shuttle bus to the conference venue leaves on September 10th at 13.00 h and 16.15 h.

iconList of all airlines to Cologne/Bonn (CGN) airport

Among airlines which offer cheap flights from numerous destinations all over Europe are Germanwings, TUIfly and airberlin.

iconList of all airlines to Frankfurt (FRA) airport

By train

The closest ICE train station to the venue (Montabaur) is located halfway between Cologne and Frankfurt and easily accessible from both airports by train. Timetable

  • from Cologne/Bonn airport: please note that there is no direct train connection from the airport to Montabaur. Regional trains and commuter trains run to the ICE train stations Cologne central station (Köln Hauptbahnhof) and Siegburg/Bonn. From there you have access to the ICE train to Montabaur.
  • from Frankfurt airport: from the long-distance train station Frankfurt Flughafen ICE trains go to Montabaur every hour. The station is located at Terminal 1 on Level T.

Best departure times at Frankfurt airport:

  • Friday, September 10th: Departure 12:25h -> Arrival at Montabaur 12:54h
  • Friday, September 12th: Departure 15:32h -> Arrival at Montabaur 16:00h

On Friday, September 10th a EUNET shuttle bus leaves from Montabaur ICE station at 13.00 h and 16.15 h. Please be aware that the shuttle bus will leave on time.

iconDeparture location shuttle bus

The local train station of the conference venue Bad Marienberg is called “Nistertal/Bad Marienberg”.

  • From Cologne: via Siegburg – Au – Altenkirchen – Nistertal/Bad Marienberg or with the ICE to Montabaur / Limburg
  • From Frankfurt: via Limburg – Westerburg – Nistertal/Bad Marienberg or with the ICE to Montabaur / Limburg

There also is a bus line between Montabaur and Bad Marienberg running several times a day. Timetable

By car

Address of venue: Europastrasse 1, 56470 Bad Marienberg











Participation fee and travel cost

The participation fee is 150 € to be paid cash (in EURO) upon arrival.

Accommodation is in single rooms. Upon request you may be put up in a double room (see registration form).


Travel costs will be reimbursed according to the following rules:
up to 50€:                             no reimbursement
between 50€ and 300€:        the actual amount minus 50€
over 300€:                            250€

Reimbursements will be made by bank transfer after we have received the required documents from you.

EUNET will cover the cost for two nights (September 10 to 12, 2010). All additional nights are on your own expense.

Please find the rules for travel cost reimbursement iconhere.

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iconForm for travel cost reimbursement

iconHow to use the travel cost form


Please use iconthis registration form only.

To be able to use the registration form you need Adobe Acrobat Reader 8 or higher on your computer. If you have an older version installed you will find the newest one here for download.

Please register solely by e-mail using the button “send by e-mail” at the end of the form. Your data will then be automatically processed by a database.

Due to a limited budget the participation is restricted to a maximum of two persons per organisation / EUNET member.