W3C Workshop:
The Multilingual Web - Where Are We?26-27 October 2010, Madrid


sponsored by MultilingualWeb

Hosted by the
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid

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Workshop Venue

 The workshop will be hosted by the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) at the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Telecomunicación (ETSIT), which is located in "Ciudad Universitaria", a university campus in the west part of Madrid. See map 1.

The address of ETSIT-UPM is:

Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Telecomunicación
Avenida Complutense s/n
Ciudad Universitaria
28040 Madrid

Getting there

Local transport

ETSIT can be reached by bus, underground, or taxi.  Bus line F comes from "Cuatro Caminos" (point 1 on map 2) and bus line 82 comes from "Moncloa" (point 2 on map 2). Both stop at ETSIT's entrance when coming from Cuatro Caminos or Moncloa. However, to take the bus in the return direction you must go to a different bus stop. See details on map 3.

In Madrid, the underground is usually called "El Metro". Metro tickets and bus tickets cost 1 € each. At underground stations you can buy a combined ticket called "metrobus" that is valid for ten trips (underground or bus) and costs 9€. The Metro is closed at nights from 2 am to 6 am.

The underground station "Ciudad Universitaria", line 6, is the closest to ETSIT (1 km away approximately). Cuatro Caminos and Moncloa also have stations in the same line. See the complete map of underground lines. Very close to the "Ciudad Universitaria" station you can connect with bus lines 82, G or U, which stop at ETSIT's entrance.

Arriving in Madrid

The international airport Madrid-Barajas is located 12 km east of Madrid. See map 1. There are 4 terminals.

Terminals 1, 2 and 3 (T1, T2 and T3) are colocated and can be reached by metro with the underground station "Aeropuerto T1-T2-T3" (line 8), as well as bus line 200 which goes from terminals T1, T2, and T3 to "Avenida de América" (point 3 on map 2).

The new terminal 4 (T4 and its satellite T4S) is used by Iberia and other airlines. See list of airlines at each terminal. It can be reached also by metro with the underground station "Aeropuerto T4" (line 8). Bus line 204 goes from terminal T4 to "Avenida de América". Free shuttle buses link all four terminals.

The metro ticket when going or coming from the airport terminals cost 2€. If you go to the airport from the city, you should buy a special metro ticket for the airport (2€) instead of the normal one (1€).

If you take a taxi, the initial fare is 2,05 € (all days from 6 am to 9 pm), 2,20 € (Monday through Friday from 9 pm to 6 am) or 3,10 € (other times). The supplementary fare for trips from/to the airport is 5,5 €. There is no extra charge for luggage. The taxi tariff, shown in the taximeter, is "1" (0,98 €/km) Monday through Friday from 6 am to 9 pm and Saturdays from 6 am to 5 pm, or "2" (1,17 €/km) other times. To ask for a receipt say "Un recibo, por favor".


There are no hotels within short walking distance of ETSIT. Hotel Tirol, Hotel Husa Moncloa, and Hotel NH Alberto Aguilera are located in "Moncloa", close to bus 82 stop. In the same area is Hotel Conde Duque.

Hotel AC Los Vascos and Hotel Jardin Metropolitano are near "Cuatro Caminos" and bus F stop.

Hotel Liabeny and Hotel Carlos V are closer to the city center. In this case, you can take the underground at station "Callao" (line 3).

More information

Interactive map - Metro - Bus - Taxi - Regional transport - Trains - Barajas Airport (AENA) - Weather forecast - Council of Madrid