Getting to the venue
The Fall School will take place in building 24.21 on campus – right next to the big library building. The registration desk will be on the lower ground floor (24.21.U1). The first course will be in room 24.21.U1.21. The closest bus stop is “Uni Mitte” (Bus lines 731, 735, 827, 835, 836, NE7) and the closest underground station is “Uni Ost/Botanischer Garten” (underground lines U73 and U79 as well as tram line 704). Signs will indicate the way to the venue from the bus stop as well as the underground station.
A map of the campus can be found here.
Getting to Duesseldorf
You can easily get to Duesseldorf by plane, train or car. For your convenience, we have listed all the websites you need to plan your yourney:
- Duesseldorf Airport (Flughafen Duesseldorf)
- German Railway (Deutsche Bahn)
- Local transport (Rheinbahn)
- Route planner (Falk)
- Route planner (Google Maps)
Düsseldorf Rhine-Ruhr airport is one of the biggest in Europe. There is a good connection to the main station by city train (S-Bahn) and from there to the university by tram (line U79 to the final stop “Uni-Ost / Botanischer Garten”= University east / botanical garden).
Düsseldorf main station is connected to all international long-distance train routes. Both the U79 and the 704 tram go from there directly to the university. The final stop on line U79 is “Uni-Ost / Botanischer Garten” = University east / botanical garden, on line 704 “Uni-Nord / Christophstraße” = University north / Christophstreet (marked in the Map HHU campus and UKD). Travel time from the station is around 10 or 20 minutes.
The stop “Uni-Ost / Botanischer Garten” = University east / botanical garden can also be reached by line U73.
The university is on the route of the following buses: 735, 827, 835 and 836. If you take the 735 or 827 you can get off at “Universität Mensa” (University canteen), “Universität Mitte” (University centre) or “Universität Süd” (University south). If you take the 835 or 836 you can get off at “Universität West” (University west), “Universität Mitte” (University centre) or “Universität Süd” (University south).
from the East
The university is best reached from Hildener Kreuz (Hilden junction) (A 3 / A 46) via Düsseldorf-Süd junction (Düsseldorf south) (A 46). Leave the A 46 in the tunnel (exit Zentrum / Universität = centre / university). Turn left at the first at the first traffic lights into Universitätsstrasse which runs through the campus.
from the West
The university is best reached from Neuss-Süd junction where the A 46 and A 57 merge. After the Fleher Rhine bridge take the exit Bilk / Zentrum / Hafen / Benrath (Bilk / centre / harbour / Benrath). Stay in the right-hand lane and follow the signs to Benrath / Universität (Benrath / university).
from the city centre
The university is best reached via Corneliusstraße, then Witzelstraße (follow the signs for the A46 and Wuppertal), and then turn right into Universitätsstrasse. Here you will find somewhere to park.
Please note that all parking offenders on university premises will be towed away.