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Contact and Directions

We are all located at the
Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik

Street Address:
Saupfercheckweg 1
69117 Heidelberg
Postal Address:
Postfach 103980
69029 Heidelberg

For any administrative issues please contact the division secretary

Anja Berneiser
Phone: ++49 (0)6221/516801
Fax: ++49 (0)6221/516802
email: anja.berneiser[at]
Room: Ge 334

By car from the north: Autobahn A5 until Autobahnkreuz Heidelberg, turn to A656 direction Heidelberg; at the end of the Autobahn keep straight ahead on Bergheimer Straße for about 1.5 km until Bismarckplatz (store "Galeria Kaufhof"), turn right into Rohrbacher Straße, after about 1 km turn left into Steigerweg, and follow the direction signs "Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik" about 2.5 km uphill.
By car from the south: leave A5 at the exit Heidelberg/Schwetzingen, turn to B535 direction Heidelberg/Leimen, then right direction Leimen and keep straight ahead for about 4.5 km (at last uphill) to the Aral station, there turn left to Boxberg and follow the direction signs "Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik".
Heidelberg map

By train: Arriving at the main station Heidelberg Hauptbahnhof which can be reached either directly by long-distance trains or via Mannheim and S-Bahn, take a taxi to the institute, or tram or bus to Bismarckplatz, change to bus 39 direction Königstuhl until stop "MPI Kernphysik" (about 15 min). Bus schedule to MPIK, Bus schedule from MPIK.

By plane: Airport Frankfurt/Main; take either an express train (ICE, IC) at Flughafen Fernbahnhof via Mannheim or the Lufthansa Airport Bus to Heidelberg which arrives at Crowne Plaza Hotel, Kurfürstenanlage 1. Continue with a taxi.

By taxi: Taxis are available outside the main station or can be called: ++49 (0)6221/302030. Please tell the taxi driver MPI für Kernphysik, Saupfercheckweg, as there are three other MPIs in Heidelberg.

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