26th World Congress of Dermatology
Innovation and Diversity in Dermatology
Candidate City Munich

Munich – in the Heart of Europe


The city of dreams in Southern Germany is situated in the midst of a beautiful pre-alpine countryside and offers a spectacular variety of culinary, artistic and cultural highlights—a perfect setting for your congress.

As a leading university and scientific hub within Germany, Munich offers an ideal setting for congresses, conferences and events. In addition, a variety of business sectors and a thriving economy also increase the city’s attractiveness for experts from all over the world. Driven by its desire for continuous innovation, Munich will always inspire a creative exchange and attract startups, especially from the tech industry.

Munich uniquely combines both tradition and modernity: the typical Bavarian positive attitude towards life is reflected in the numerous beer gardens, traditional brewhouses and historic event venues available. Modern event formats and social programs can be held in the various state-of-the-art conference hotels or at alternative locations such as innovative co-working spaces or art galleries.

Munich is one of the greenest cities in the world with its many recreation areas and parks. With some 900-acres, the “English Garden” is THE largest city park in the world—with shaded paths and lanes, brooks and ponds, and its four famous beer gardens (Chinesischer Turm, Seehaus, Hirschau, Aumeister).The landscaped Olympiapark (site of the 1972 Olympics) features sports facilities, lakes, bicycle trails, concert venues, restaurants, a sports stadium and the landmark “tent-style” roofs visible from afar.1,200 km of bicycle tracks turn Munich into one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in Europe.

Venue – International Congress Center Munich

The ICM is a state-of-the-art congress center combining clean design with maximum flexibility. The quality furnishings with light wood parquet floors and plenty of natural light create an atmosphere where your guests feel at home. 

Thanks to Munich‘s infrastructure with its international airport and the proximity to Austria and Switzerland, your delegates have easy access to the ICM –International Congress Center Messe München from all over Europe as well as from overseas.

The numerous hotels offer plenty of rooms of all categories and make sure that your delegates will have a pleasant stay. Munich‘s public transport provides excellent connectivity to the congress center from any location within the city.

Munich has a proven record as a safe, warm and welcoming congress destination.

We would love to welcome you in 2027!


Munich has excellent national and international flight connections. With over 180 direct flights connecting Munich directly to almost 70 countries worldwide and over 250 departure airports you save time and emissions alike. With 47,9 million passengers per year the second largest German airport routinely deals with the ninth largest passenger volumes in Europe.

The Munich Airport has been granted Airport Carbon Accreditation at the optimisation level as the first German Airport in recognition of the program to reduce and eliminate CO2 emissions from airport operations. Munich Airport Carbon Accreditation is the European standard for the assessment of airports‘ efforts to deal with and reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

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Munich manifests state-of-the-art infrastructure for high-end business tourism and is able to easily accommodate more than 30,000 people for five days.

The City of Munich has a total of 40.749 rooms in 455 hotels. There is a total of 65.000 rooms within the area of Munich public transport system.


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