Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems


Sandtorstrasse 1
39106 Magdeburg

Phone: +49 391 6110 0
Fax: +49 391 6110 500


By Plane

  • The nearest airports are Hanover (140 km), Leipzig (150 km) or Berlin (150 km)
  • From there, there are several train options to Magdeburg

By Train

  • With the Deutsche Bahn (DB) AG to the main station Magdeburg-Hauptbahnhof (
  • Due to extensive construction works at Damaschkeplatz and around the central railway station take a 10 minutes walk from the main exit of the railway station to central tram station Alter Markt
  • From tram station Alter Markt take  tram number 5 into direction Messegelände/Elbauenpark.  It takes around 10 minutes
  • Please get off at station Askanischer Platz
  • From there you walk over the crossroad (Walter-Rathenau-Strasse) towards Sandtorstrasse where you will find the Max Planck Institute on the right side
  • Current timetables: Magdeburger Verkehrsbetriebe

By Car

  • Leave the motorway (Autobahn) A2 at exit Magdeburg-Zentrum or A14 at exit Magdeburg-Sudenburg
  • Turn onto B 189 / B71 (Magdeburger Ring) and leave at exit Zentrum/Universität, direction B1 (Burg/Dessau)
  • Follow the street signs towards B1 and go straight through the tunnel Universitätsplatz and continue on B1
  • Turn left towards Rothensee/Hafen into Sandtorstraße at the traffic lights before crossing the bridges (Elbbrücken)
  • The Max Planck Institute is directly on the right side
  • Parking place is available at the institute

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