Contact & How to find us

Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics
Ihnestraße 63-73
14195 Berlin
GERMANY

Phone: (+49 30) 8413-0

Fax    : (+49 30) 8413-1207

By plane

From Airport Berlin-Brandenburg “Willy Brandt” (BER)

At BER go to the local railway station below terminal 1. Take an inbound train like the Airport Express (FEX) or the local lines S45 or S9. Change for the ring line S41 and leave at Heidelberger Platz. Change to U3 underground heading for Krumme Lanke. Alight at Freie Universität, exit from the station exit left, turn right and continue southwards, bearing left into Ihnestraße (about 15 minutes walk).

The are more alternatives at the BER website.

By train

From Mainstation (Hauptbahnhof)

From Mainstation (Hauptbahnhof, former Lehrter Bahnhof) take local railway (S-Bahn) S5, S7, S9 or S75 direction Zoologischer Garten/Westkreuz. Leave at Zoologischer Garten and change to subway line U9 direction Rathaus Steglitz. Get off at Spichernstraße and switch trains to U3 direction Krumme Lanke. Get off at Freie Universität. From the southern end of the station exit left, turn right and continue southwards, bearing left into Ihnestraße (about 15 minutes walk).

From Friedrichstr. or Ostbahnhof

From the railway stations Berlin Friedrichstr. or Ostbahnhof, take local railway (S-Bahn) S5, S7, S9 or S75 heading for Westkreuz. Alight at Zoologischer Garten and change to U9 underground heading for Rathaus Steglitz. Alight at Spichernstraße, and change to the U3 heading for Krumme Lanke. Alight at Freie Universität, and continue as above.

From Wannsee

From the railway station Berlin Wannsee, take the S1 local railway (S-Bahn) heading for Oranienburg and alight at Lichterfelde West. Take a no. M11 bus heading for Oskar-Helene-Heim and get out at Thielplatz. Continue as above.

By car

Coming from North

Coming from North (Hamburg / Rostock), take the A111 autobahn and join the A100 (Berlin). Change at Autobahndreieck Funkturm to the A115. Leave the A115 at Hüttenweg exit. Turn left towards “Dahlem” and continue along Hüttenweg until you reach Clayallee. Turn right (crossing crossroad Argentinische Allee/Saargemünder Str.) and turn left at the next road (Garystr., opposite U-Bahnhof Oskar-Helene-Heim). Turn right at the 3rd street into Ihnestr.

Coming from South

Coming from South, take the A10 ringroad (Berliner Ring) heading for central Berlin (Berlin Zentrum). Join the A115, and leave at Hüttenweg exit. Turn right towards Dahlem and continue along Hüttenweg until you reach Clayallee. Turn right (crossing crossroad Argentinische Allee/Saargemünder Str.) and turn left at the next road (Garystr., opposite U-Bahnhof Oskar-Helene-Heim). Turn right at the 3rd street into Ihnestr.

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