MIAPP is located at Garching's Research Center, within the premises of the Max Planck Institute for Plasmaphysics (IPP) in building T1.


Garching's Research Center is 15 km (9 miles) north of Munich and close to the airport. It is one of the biggest and most modern centers for science and research in Europe. Physics institutes of both Munich universities are located here, as well as the Max Planck Institutes for Astrophysics (MPA), Extraterrestrial Physics (MPE), and Plasma Physics (IPP), the European Southern Observatory (ESO), and several other renowned research institutions and high-tech companies.


A more detailed description of the venue can be found here.

Contact and Directions

Directions from Munich Airport

Public transport: Arriving from the airport take S1 and change in "Neufahrn". From there take bus no. 690 to Garching Campus (Garching Forschungszentrum). Exit at the terminal station and walk to the IPP gate (see map). Approch the guard at the gate and ask to be let in. Your name wil be on a list for MIAPP. From there keep left of the central green, cross the bridge with blue handrails and take a turn to the left. Follow the street until you reach the entrance of the MIAPP building on the right. You can find a detailed description on how to reach MIAPP using public transportation here.

Car: Enter Boltzmannstr. 2, 85748 Garching (b. München) into your navigation system.

Arriving via A92 and B301: after entering the campus follow Lichtenbergstr. and after 800 m turn right onto Boltzmannstr. Turn left after passing the subway station. You are now facing the IPP gate.

Arriving via A92 and A9: after entering the campus follow Boltzmannstr. (it makes a 90 degree turn north) until you face the entrance to the subway. Turn to the right. You are now facing the IPP gate.

On you first day at MIAPP park your car on the right and ask the guard to be let in (even if the gate is open). Your name will be on the list for MIAPP. After the gate follow the street on the left side and cross the small bridge with blue handrails. After the bridge turn left and follow the street until you reach the MIAPP building (building no. T1) on the right.

Parking lots are available around the MIAPP building and on the IPP area (no permit required).

 

Directions from Munich City Center

Public transport: Take the subway line U6 to Garching Forschungszentrum (duration of the journey about 30 minutes). Exit the underground station following the signs to IPP/ORIGINS Cluster. Turn to the left on top of the stairs exiting the station. You are now almost directly facing the IPP gate. Approch the guard at the gate and ask to be let in. Your name wil be on a list for MIAPP. From there keep left of the central green, cross the bridge with blue handrails and take a turn to the left. Follow the street until you reach the entrance to the MIAPP building on the right. You can find a detailed description on how to reach MIAPP using public transportation here

Car: Enter Boltzmannstr. 2, 85748 Garching (b. München) into your navigation system. After entering the campus follow the street (it makes a 90 degree turn north) until you face the entrance to the subway. Turn to the right. You are now facing the IPP gate. On you first day at MIAPP park your car on the right and ask the guard to be let in (even if the gate is open). Your name will be on the list for MIAPP. After the gate follow the street on the left side and cross the small bridge with blue handrails. After the bridge turn left and follow the street until you reach the MIAPP building (building no. T1) on the right.

Parking lots are available around the  MIAPP building and on the IPP area (no permit required).