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 .

Contact and Directions

Directions from Munich Airport

Public transport: From the airport take the Metropolitan (S-Bahn) S1 and exit at the station "Neufahrn". From there take bus no. 690 to Garching Campus (Garching Forschungszentrum). Exit at the terminal station and go to the IPP gate (close to the southern exit of the underground line). From there walk 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.

Directions from Munich City Center

Public transport: Take the subway U6 to terminus "Garching Forschungszentrum“ (duration of the journey about 30 minutes). Exit the underground station following the signs to IPP/ORIGINS Cluster. From the top of the stairs turn left to the IPP gate. From there walk 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.

Car: Take Highway A9 München/Nürnberg. Leave at exit "Garching Nord" and follow the signs towards "Forschungsgelände". In front of the subway entrance turn right to proceed to the IPP Gate. From there take the street on the lefthand side and cross the bridge with blue handrails. After the bridge turn to the left and follow the street until you reach the MIAPP building on the right.

Parking lots are available in the vicinity of the MIAPP building.