How to find us

The Chair for Spatial and Infrastructure Planning is located on the campus Lichtwiese in the old civil engineering building (L5I01), right next to the cantine. The offices are situated in the 1st and 2nd floor in the right wing of the building (combined with the Chair for Landmanagement).


Institut für Geodäsie (L5|01)
Franziska-Braun-Straße 7
D-64287 Darmstadt

POSTANSCHRIFT: Postfach 10 06 36, PLZ 64206 Darmstadt

You can get to Darmstadt via the A5 (Frankfurt / M. – Heidelberg / Basel) or A67 (Cologne / Wiesbaden – Mannheim) motorways, which intersect 3 km west of the city (Darmstadt Stadtmitte exit) and the B3, which runs along Bergstrasse leads. The TU-Lichtwiese is located on the eastern edge of the city, so you have to cross the city using the signs “TUD-Lichtwiese” in the direction of Aschaffenburg and Vivarium.

All public parking spaces are chargeable (€ 2.50 per day). The parking ticket machines only accept coins and do not change.

Note: The street name was changed in October 2013. If you cannot find the address in your navigation device / route planner, please try the previous street name: Petersenstraße 13.

Darmstadt is an ICE station and a stop for IC, EC and interregional trains in north-south traffic. Darmstadt is connected to the Frankfurt / Main – Heidelberg or Mannheim, Wiesbaden / Mainz – Aschaffenburg and Darmstadt – Erbach or Eberbach (Odenwald) railway lines. From the train station you can take bus line K (departure: every 15 minutes, travel time approx. 15 minutes) in the direction of TU-Lichtwiese to the terminus Lichtwiese, or use the Odenwaldbahn RE 65 (train line 65) to the TU-Lichtwiese stop.

The “Lichtwiesenbahn”, which is to expand tram line 2, is still being expanded. It is scheduled to go into operation at the end of 2021.

The Lichtwiese campus is located on the eastern outskirts of Darmstadt, south of the Woogviertel and east of the Paulusviertel.

Due to the current construction work on the Lichtwiese (November 2019 to probably June 2020), there are restrictions on the parking spaces for bicycles.

Frankfurt Airport is 25 km away and can be reached in about 20 minutes by car via the A5 or A67.

At the airport, regional bus lines are available in Arrivals Area B of Terminal 1 and Arrivals Area D + E of Terminal 2.

The HEAG-Airliner shuttle bus (Terminal 1 and 2) takes you comfortably and quickly (journey time approx. 30 minutes) from the airport to Darmstadt main station, Luisenplatz and the darmstadtium convention center.

There is a connection with public transport at Darmstadt main station and Luisenplatz. Take bus line K in the direction of TU Lichtwiese to the final stop TU Lichtwiese / Mensa.