About Amsterdam


Amsterdam is the largest city in the Netherlands, with over 834.000 inhabitants. Also known as “Venice of the North”, Amsterdam is a lively 17th century city with a large cultural heritage, characterized by a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. It is the home of people from 180 different nationalities. There are 44 museums, 55 theatres, 165 canals, 40 parks, 1515 cafés and bars, and 1325 restaurants. And did you know that there are more bikes in Amsterdam than permanent residents?

Probably the best way to learn all about Amsterdam and all that this vibrant city has to offer is by visiting the website


Here you can find everything you need to know before and during your stay, from maps, hotels, restaurants and musea to public transport, taxis, cycling and some handy apps that will make it easier to find your way around.
We are very much looking forward to welcoming you to Amsterdam in July 2018!



Amsterdam is overflowing with accommodation facilities, ranging from hotels and bed & breakfast to short-stay apartments or even houseboats. So, we trust that participants of the ICM2018 will find a suitable accommodation for their stay in Amsterdam themselves. However, we do have some suggestions that you may wish to consider.
Below you will find a small selection of hotels that we have made agreements with. The Volkshotel and The Student Hotel are both situated approximately 15 minutes walk from the congress venue. They will be offering a discount on the daily rate especially for ICM2018 participants. Please use the promotion code during the reservation process. Motel-One offers a continuous Best Price rate.

Hotels Distance to the conference venue Prices/discount Promotion code
The Student Hotel Amsterdam City
Wibautstraat 150The Student Hotel A’dam WestJan van Galenstraat 335www.thestudenthotel.com
Approximately  15 minutes walk – 1,2 KM



30 minutes public transport – 6,4 KM

15% discount on daily available room rate EVENT
(reservations open from mid October)
Het Volkshotel
Wibautstraat 129www.volkshotel.nl
Approximately  15 minutes walk – 1,2 KM 10% discount on daily available room rate ICM2018

Europaboulevard 23





20 minutes walk – 1,6 KM

Easily accessible by public transport

Continuous Best Price rate starting at € 82,73

Including city tax


In addition, the websites below may help you to explore the plenty other accommodation choices Amsterdam has to offer.

www.booking.com, www.iamsterdam.com, www.airbnb.com

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