How to find us
The American Studies Program at the University of Duisburg-Essen is located at the Essen campus, on the fourth floor of the R12 building. The address is Universitätsstraße 12, 45141 Essen.
This is how you get there:
By public transportation
From Essen Hauptbahnhof (main train station) take tram number 101 in the direction of "Germaniaplatz" (Borbeck) or tram number 105 in the direction of "Unterstraße" (Frintrop). Get off at the second stop: "Rheinischer Platz." Follow the signs for "Universität" and exit the station onto Gladbecker Straße. Walk north on Gladbecker Straße for one block, cross Universitätsstraße and you will find yourself in front of building R12, which has red columns in front of it and the cafeteria "Rote Cafete" on its ground floor. The American Studies Program is located on the fourth floor of building R12, corridor A and H.
Set your navigation system for "Universitätsstraße 12, 45141 Essen" or for the intersection of Universitätsstraße and Gladbecker Straße in Essen.
From Autobahn A52, take exit number 28 ("Essen-Rüttenscheid") and go north on B224, following the signs for "Zentrum" and "Universität."
From Autobahn A40, take exit number 23 and go north, following the signs for "Universität."
Signs for "Universität" will lead you to the intersection of Gladbecker Straße and Universitätsstraße or to the intersection of Segerothstraße and Universitätsstraße. Take Universitätsstraße and enter the parking garage on the south side of the street, about 100 meters from the intersection of Universitätsstraße and Gladbecker Straße. Once you have parked your vehicle, exit the parking garage, cross Universitätsstraße and veer to the building on the right, which is marked R12 and which has red columns in front of it and the cafeteria "Rote Cafete" on the ground floor.