Postal Address

Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization
Post office box 2853
D-37018 Göttingen


Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization
Am Faßberg 17
37077 Göttingen

Phone: +49 (0)551 5176-0
Fax:    +49 (0)551 5176-702

Please note:
The Scientific Meeting Center of the MPI-DS is located in the Bunsenstraße 14-18, 37073 Göttingen.


By Public Transportation

With the ICE (high speed train) via Kassel or Hannover to Göttingen. From the train station, a taxi takes you to the institute in approximately 15 minutes. Alternatively, the buses of lines 21, 22 and 23 (bus platform D, in front of the east exit of the station) take you in 17 minutes to the stop "Faßberg", which is right in front of the institute. From the town center (stops: Geismartor, Jüdenstraße and Weender Straße Ost) you can take bus line 22 in the direction "Nikolausberg" and get off at "Faßberg".

By Car

Via Kassel or Hannover on the highway A7, take the exit "Göttingen Nord". Drive straight along the B27 towards Braunlage. After approximately 6 km, turn left towards Nikolausberg (signposted). Take the third left to enter the institute's campus. Our institute is the first building to the right.

By Plane

With the ICE (high speed train) from Frankfurt airport (FRA, approx. 2 hours) or Hanover airport (HAJ, approx. 1 hour) to Göttingen.

Frankfurt Airport (FRA):
There are two separate train stations at Frankfurt airport, one for regional trains and the other for long-distance trains. From both stations there are connections to Göttingen e.g. via Frankfurt/Hbf, Frankfurt Süd or Fulda. 
By car, the journey from Frankfurt/Main airport to Göttingen takes about 3 hours.

Hanover Airport (HAJ):
From the airport, the S-Bahn (suburban train) departs every 30 minutes for Hanover's main train station. From there, ICEs and regional trains depart several times an hour for Göttingen. Travel time from Hanover main station to Göttingen by ICE is approx. 30 minutes, and the last train departs at approx. 9 pm.

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