SFB 1245
Atomic Nuclei: From Fundamental Interactions to Structure and Stars

How to find us …

We are located in buildings S2|11 and S2|14 of the central TU Darmstadt campus.

… by car or taxi


  • Institut für Kernphysik (S2|14), Schlossgartenstraße 9, 64289 Darmstadt.
  • Theory Center (S2|11), Schlossgartenstraße 2, 64289 Darmstadt.

… from Frankfurt airport

From Frankfurt airport you can use the AirLiner bus (AIR) (Schedule) to “Darmstadt Kongresszentrum” (convention center). From there it is a 5-10 minute walk to the institute, see map below. The bus leaves every 30-60 min, takes approximately 40 min and costs 8,45€.

… from Darmstadt Hauptbahnhof (central station)

At Darmstadt Hauptbahnhof, take the tram number 3 to “Lichtenbergschule”, or the bus number K to “TU-Lichtwiese/Mensa”. Exit the tram/bus at the fourth stop: “Willy-Brandt-Platz”. From there you can reach us within five minutes by foot: Follow the Bismarckstrasse in East direction and walk straight through the large park (Herrngarten). After leaving the park you are in the Hochschulstrasse and you can see both to your left and to your right old red-brick university buildings. Follow this street for about 100m until you reach a small square (Kantplatz). Turn to the left and follow the Schlossgartenstrasse for another 100m. The entry to the Institut für Kernphysik is on the right-hand side (building number S2|14), the theory center is the second building on the left-hand side (building number S2|11).