Arrival with plane at Leipzig-Halle airport or train at
Leipzig main station
After arrival at the airport look for signs to the Airport
train station. If you feel it's a long walk - then you are on the
right track! Every 30 minutes there is a direct train connection
to the main station in the city center.
From the main train station ("Hauptbahnhof") you
can take the tram
no. 15 to our
"Vor dem Hospitaltore 1" resp. "Prager Str." close to "Ostplatz" (look
for the blue circle no. 34 on the r.h.s. of this
which is the fourth stop after a
7 minutes ride. With the
train station in your back, the proper direction of the tram towards
"Meusdorf" is to your left. (The tram
no. 12 follows the same route but often
ends after the second stop, so this option is not recommended.)
Since you travel only four stops, you can take a "short-ride ticket"
("Kurzstrecke"). General information on the Leipzig public transportation system
can be found here; for schedules of
tram and bus lines see this
Alternatively, you may first walk along Goethestrasse or Ritterstrasse in
Augustusplatz (everybody in Leipzig knows that) to catch the room keys
for the University guesthouses
You get them at the
reception (open 24 hours a day) of the
main University building, no. 19 on the
can reach the Institute by an even shorter
tram ride (5 min), again with tram
(the tram stop is in the middle of Augustusplatz - just in between the Opera
building and the concert hall "Gewandhaus"; see
the map) or
by a 10-15 minutes walk along Prager Strasse.
The Institute is located on the first and
the secretaries' office is on the side of the elevators in room
1L-24, phone (0341) 97 32 420 or 430.
You may also try to contact
Wolfhard Janke (room 1L-21, phone (0341) 97 32 725),
Michael Bachmann (room 1R-20 on the side opposite to the elevators,
phone (0341) 97 32 443), or
Elmar Bittner (room 1R-21, phone (0341) 97 32 429).
For the way back from the Institute towards the city center or the main train station, the
time schedules are given here for no. 15 (and
no. 12 which, however, also in this direction does not
On the map
the most important meeting places are marked with a blue circle:
Institute for Theoretical Physics = no. 34;
"Hauptbahnhof" = main train station.
The Hotels are marked with a blue filled area with a "M" (Hotel Mercure Augustusplatz) and
a "R" (Hotel Garni "Dr. Raaz") on this map.
adress> - Mon Nov 15 23:21:58 CET 2004