How to find us

Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light
Staudtstr. 2
91058 Erlangen

 

 


By public transportation from Erlangen central station:

4 minutes on foot to "Arcaden"
Bus 287 from "Arcaden" (Direction "Erlangen Sebaldussiedlung"), alight at: Erlangen Sebaldussiedlung
6 minutes on foot to the Institut  

4 minutes on foot to "Arcaden"
Bus 20 from "Arcaden" (Direction "Nürnberg Thon"), alight at: Erlangen Fridericianum
4 minutes on foot to the Institut  

Bus 293 starting at central station (Direction "Erlangen Sebaldussiedlung"), alight at: Erlangen Fridericianum 
4 minutes on foot to the Institut  



Alternatively take the S1 (S-Bahn) to Paul-Gossen-Straße and then Bus No. 280 to "Erlangen-Sebaldussiedlung".

For further connections please use the VGN arrival and departure information service.

From the airport Nürnberg it takes about 20 minutes to the Max Planck Institute by a cab.
Or take the bus number 33 direction "Fürth Rathaus" and switch at "Wegfeld" to bus number 20 direction "Arcaden" and get out at "Sebaldussiedlung". This will take 45 minutes.

By car:
Autobahn A3 Frankfurt-Nuremberg (exit "Tennenlohe") Bundesstraße B4 (main road) direction Erlangen (north bound) exit "Gräfenberg/Universität Südgelände". Take the roundabout traffics second exit and turn into Kurt-Schumacher-Straße. Keep straight till you reach the traffic lights, then turn left into Staudtstraße. At the end of Staudtstraße you`ll reach the institute including the parking lots. 

 

 

 

 

Institute of Optics, Information and Photonics

University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Staudtstr. 7/B2

Building B2 - on the 2nd floor you will find the Secretary's office (room: 01.429)

By public transportation
Bus route number 287 (alternatively 293) from Erlangen railway station to terminal bus stop "Sebaldussiedlung".

For further connections please use the VGN arrival and departure information service.

 

By car:
Autobahn A3 Frankfurt-Nuremberg (exit "Tennenlohe") Bundesstraße B4 (main road) direction Erlangen (north bound) exit "Gräfenberg/Universität Südgelände" turn left into Kurt-Schumacher-Straße keep straight till you reach the traffic lights, turn left into Staudtstraße and turn into the first street on the left, go straight into the parking house

 

Erlangen and area

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Information & remarks:
Source for the maps: Bernhard Spachmüller; Ingenieurbüro für Kartographie, Lorbeerstraße 16, D-91126 Schwabach