Tel.: +49 (341) 3550 - 0
Fax: +49 (341) 3550 - 119
Airport Leipzig-Halle (LEJ):
Take the train from Leipzig Airport to Leipzig Hauptbahnhof (main
railway station) that runs every 30 minutes. It will take you
approx. 15 minutes to get to the main railway station. A taxi
ride from the airport to the institute costs about 40 Euro.
Coming from the station you can board tram number 16 at Willy-Brandt-Platz
(opposite the main station) to the destination Lössnig.
Get off at the 5th stop "Deutsche Bücherei". Turn
left, cross the street (Semmelweissstrasse) and you will find
yourself at Deutscher Platz. The Institute, a modern building
with a glass facade, is at your right. You have to buy a ticket "Einzelfahrkarte
Leipzig" before you board the tram.
Coming from Autobahn (national route) A9, change to A14 at Schkeuditzer
Kreuz direction Dresden. Follow A14, then take the exit Leipzig-Mitte,
and follow the road B2 for approx. 20 minutes. You will pass
Berliner Strasse, Georgiring, Prager Strasse. Turn right when
you reach Semmelweissstraße, the sign there says "Alte
Messe, Deutsche Bücherei". Cross Philipp-Rosenthal-Strasse
and turn left when you reach Strasse des 18. Oktober. Entering
Deutscher Platz you see the Institute, a modern building at your