How to find us


Our offices are located in the third floor of building MG, northern side of the Duisburg campus (the green area on the map below):

Lageplan Campus Duisburg

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By car:

The GPS coordinates of the marker (51.429858, 6.802576) correspond to the parking lot of the University, at the eastern side of the Duisburg campus. Note that in the period of the summer/winter terms (October through February and April through July), spots availability after 9 AM is limited.

General directions:

Head towards the highway crossing A3/A40 (Kaiserberg), and follow the appropriately labeled Ausfahrt Kaiserberg signs (German for 'Exit'). After taking the exit you will find sings directing you to the University (German: Universität) parking lot.

Airplane, train and public transport

By plane:

The closest airports to the University campus are:

You can reach us from any of these, either by car or public transport (see below).

By train:

The nearest railway station to the campus is Duisburg Hauptbahnhof (Central Station). From here, you can take a taxi (roughly 6.50 EUR) or a tram (901 towards Mülheim an der Ruhr, see below).

Use this link to the German Railways (Deutsche Bahn) to plan your trip.

Public transport:

Use the tram line 901 from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof towards Mülheim an der Ruhr Hbf and get down at the Zoo/Uni-stop, north of the campus. 

Alternatively, the bus lines 924 and 926 coming from Duisburg have a stop (Uni-Nord/Lotharstrasse) west of the campus.

For further details and a trip planner, use this link of the Rhein-Ruhr public transportation company VRR.

Contact information

Prof. Dr. Peter Kratzer

Faculty of Physics
University of Duisburg-Essen
Lotharstr. 1
Room: MG 371
47048 Duisburg
Phone: +49-(0)203-379-3313
Fax: +49-(0)203-379-4732


Annemarie Tappert, M.A. 

Room: MG 324
Phone: +49-(0)203-379-4731
Fax: +49-(0)203-379-4732