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Directions

Please note that our offices are not located on the main campus of the University of Duisburg-Essen. We are located in the building at Gerlingstraße 16.

Traveling by public transport

From Essen main station use the tram ("Stadtbahn") line 106 (direction "Altenessen Bf") or line 107 (direction "Gelsenkirchen Hbf"). Trams depart every 10 minutes and it takes about 4 minutes to reach the destination. Get off at station "Viehofer Platz" take the exit "Stoppenberger Straße". Turn left after the escalator. Use the pedestrian lights to your left, make a turn right directly after and take another turn left beyond the tall, brown building. You now arrived at your destination: Gerlingstraße. Our offices are located right across the street.

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Traveling by car

Leave motorway A52 (coming from Düsseldorf) at exit no. 29 (the street to "Essen-Süd"). Follow the signs to "Zentrum/Uni". You are now on "Richard-Wagner-Straße", which becomes "Helbingstraße". Follow the signs to "Altenessen/Uni" respectively "City-Ring". You are on "Bernestraße", which becomes "Schützenbahn".
Stay on the Schützenbahn road until you pass through a tunnel. At the traffic lights immediately after the tunnel, turn right into "Gerlingstraße".

Using motorway A40 (coming from Dortmund/Bochum) take exit no. 26 ("Essen Frillendorf"). Stay on "Frillendorfer Straße" and follow the signs for "Bottrop/Uni". At the second intersection turn right into "Burggrafenstraße". Follow this street to the second traffic light. Turn left into "Gerlingstraße" towards "Zentrum

Using motorway A40 (coming from Duisburg) take exit no. 23 ("Essen-Zentum (Ost)"). Follow the signposts to "Altenessen/Uni". You are on "Bernestraße", which becomes "Schützenbahn".
Stay on the Schützenbahn road until you pass through a tunnel. At the traffic lights immediately after the tunnel, turn right into "Gerlingstraße".

Parking Facilities

There is a car park in front of our office building which can be reached via Gerlingstraße. The car park is closed by a gate. There is a talk-back circuit at the gate to register at the doorman's office. The doorman will open the gate for you.
Alternatively, you may use public car parks at the side of the building (Waldthausenstraße) or at the roadside of Gerlingstraße. Please check our map of the Campus Schützenbahn.

Traveling by plane

From Düsseldorf International Airport (DUS) you can take a train (line S1 direction "Dortmund Hbf" or "Regionalexpress" (RE) direction "Hamm"), and exit at Essen main station ("Essen Hbf"). Regionalexpress takes about 25 minutes from the railway station to Essen main station. Both trains leave at the station "Düsseldorf Flughafen". Take the "SkyTrain" from the terminal to reach the train station.

There are also frequent train connections to Essen from Köln-Bonn airport (CGN), which takes about 70 minutes, and Frankfurt airport (FRA), which takes about 2 hours.

From Essen main station you can use public transport (see traveling by public transport above).

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