How to find us

 


Institute of Earth Sciences
Friedrich Schiller University of Jena
Burgweg 11
07749 Jena, Germany
Phone +49 3641 948620
Fax +49 3641 948622

The offices of the General and Historical Geology group are located in the first floor.
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By car

from the motorway A4 Frankfurt-Dresden (south):
Take the exit "Jena Lobeda", follow the "Stadtrodaer Straße" for about 6 km towards north (centre/Naumburg), turn right into the "Friedrich-Engels-Straße" at the traffic lights before passing the bridge over the river (2nd traffic lights after the soccer stadium), next street left into the "Camsdorfer Ufer", next possibility right into the "Burgweg" (rising steeply!). You will find the institute after about 150 m at the left side (steep entrance).

from the motorway A9 Berlin-Nürnberg (east):
Take the exit "Eisenberg", follow the B7 for about 20 km towards west (Jena), turn left into the "Karl-Liebknecht-Straße" at the traffic lights about 1.5 km after passing the entrance of Jena, turn left into the street "Camsdorfer Ufer" after about 1 km directly before passing a bridge over the river Saale, take the second possibility left into the "Burgweg" (rising steeply!). You will find the institute after about 150 m at the left side (steep entrance).

from Naumburg (north):
Take the B88 towards Jena, in Jena follow the signs to the centre (i.e. follow the B88), in the city centre turn left (below the railways) into the "Karl-Liebknecht-Straße", turn right into the street "Camsdorfer Ufer" directly after passing a bridge over the river Saale, take the second possibility left into the "Burgweg" (rising steeply!). You will find the institute after about 150 m at the left side (steep entrance).

from Weimar (west):
Take the B7 towards Jena, in the city centre (almost 3 km after passing the entrance of Jena) turn right into the street "Am Eisenbahndamm" (before passing below the railways!), next street left (below the railways) into the "Karl-Liebknecht-Straße", turn right into the street "Camsdorfer Ufer" directly after passing a bridge over the river Saale, take the second possibility left into the "Burgweg" (rising steeply!). You will find the institute after about 150 m at the left side (steep entrance).


By train

from north or south (ICE München-Berlin):
Get off at train station Jena-Paradies,
a) Walking (10 minutes): walk towards southeast, following a pedestrian and tramway bridge over the river Saale, walk across the traffic lights into the "Friedrich-Engels-Straße" and follow this road upwards until you reach the bus station "Kernbergstraße", take the narrow walkway opposite to the pharmacy towards north, which leads you to the "Burgweg" directly opposite to the Institute.
b) Take the tram line 1 towards Zwätzen until stop "Löbdergraben" (or walk until here, about 150 m north of the train station), from "Löbdergraben" take the bus line 16 (towards "Ziegenhainer Tal"), get off at stop "Kernbergstraße", from here to the institute as described above.

from east or west (regional train Weimar-Gera):
Get off at train station Jena-West,
a) Walking (15-20 minutes): turn eastwards directly from the exit of the train station ("Hohe Straße", "Sellierstraße"), walk across the tramways at a roundabout and walk below the railways to the river Saale, follow the Saale left (northeast) and cross the Saale at the next (pedestrian and tramway) bridge, walk across the traffic lights into the "Friedrich-Engels-Straße" and follow this road upwards until you reach the bus station "Kernbergstraße", take the narrow walkway opposite to the pharmacy towards north, which leads you to the "Burgweg" directly opposite to the Institute.
b) Take bus line 15 towards "Rautal", get off at stop "Löbdergraben", from "Löbdergraben" take the bus line 16 (towards "Ziegenhainer Tal"), get off at stop "Kernbergstraße", from here to the institute as described above.

By plane

The nearest airports are located in Erfurt and Leipzig.