Visiting Groups

Groups – delegations, classes, physics students, but also other interested persons – are welcome at our Institute.

Usually, a guided tour consists of:

  • an introductory lecture giving an overview about structure, history and research fields of the Institute.
  • a guided tour through selected labs with an explanation of the experiments.

Overall duration of the tour: about two hours.

If You are interested, please contact our public relations office to arrange a date (on workdays).

Access and Site Map

Visiting Scientists

International Office:  Ludmila Hollmach

At the institute site, there is a limited number of apartments available.

Reservation request for the MPIK guest house:

Price list

Links for the house-hunting on the free market

Information in preparation of your visit:

 Working at a Max Planck Institute

Guide for new scientists

 Booklet "Living and Working in Germany - A guide for international scientists at Max Planck Institutes" (pdf)

 Auswärtiges Amt (Federal Foreign Office of Germany)

 How to Germany

Learning German

 City of Heidelberg

Internships for Students, Diploma-, Bachelor- or Master Theses and Dissertations:

Please contact the respective Division/Group.
Further information on current internships and theses is available on the division and group webpages.


Contact address for applications to open positions:

Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik
Saupfercheckweg 1
69117 Heidelberg

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