Visitor Information

Address

Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Institut für Informatik
Heinz-Nixdorf-Professur für Verteilte Informationssysteme
Ernst-Abbe-Platz 1-4

most of us are, however,are  located across the street in the JenTower (17. floor)

Phone

  • Secretary (Carola Eichner):  +49 3641 946361
  • Prof. Dr. Birgitta König-Ries: +49 3641 9 46 430

Arrival by Car

If you arrive by car, it is easiest to park in the garage of the shopping center Goethe-Galerie. Here is a link to Google Maps that will explain how to get there from the highway. Once you have made it to the garage, here is how you get to our offices:

  • Leave the garage towards “Goethe-Galerie”.
  • Within the shopping center, take either the stairs or the elevator to the top floor.
  • Take the exit towards “Ernst-Abbe-Platz”. This exit is located under the main cupola, between the bakery and the butcher.
  • Once you have left the shopping center, turn right.
  • Use the Entrance “Ernst-Abbe-Platz 2” (this is the second entrance you pass after leaving Goethe-Galerie)
  • Once inside the building follow the instructions below.

Arrival by Train

Please consult the German railway to find a connection to Jena Fahrplanauskunft der Deutschen Bahn.  If you arrive from Frankfurt or Dresden, your destination will be Jena West. If you arrive from  Berlin, Leipzig or Munich, your destination will be Jena Paradies . From either station it takes a taxi about 5 to 10 minutes to reach the Ernst-Abbe-Platz. Both stations are also within easy walking distance:

  • Arrival at Jena West station (around 15 minutes walk)
    1. Here is a link  to Google Maps that explains how to get from the station to the Ernst-Abbe-Platz.
    2. Take the entrance “Ernst-Abbe-Platz 2” (that is the third entrance into the building).
    3. Once inside the building follow the instructions below.
  • Arrival at  Jena Paradies station  (around 10 minutes)
    1. If you want to take the tram: Upon leaving the station, you walk directly towards the street car stop. Cross the tracks and take a street car number 5 towards “Ernst-Abbe-Platz”. Once you reach the Ernst-Abbe-Platz walk back along the  tracks to the entrance “Ernst-Abbe-Platz 2”.
    2. Once inside the building follow the instructions below.
    3. If you want to walk: Here is a link  to Google Maps that explains how to get from the station to the Ernst-Abbe-Platz.
    4. Take the entrance “Ernst-Abbe-Platz 2” (that is the third entrance into the building).
    5. Once inside the building follow the instructions below.

Inside the Building

  • We are located on the first floor (in the elevator you need to press “2”).
  • These are our room numbers:
  • Birgitta König-Ries: Room 3238 (once you enter the first floor, you walk directly towards this office)
  • Carola Eichner (Secretary): Room 3244
  • Sirko Schindler: Room 3239
  • Lab: Room 1224A (turn right when you enter the floor and keep going)
  • everyone else: 17th floor of the JenTower (just across the street)

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