How to reach us

The Chemistry Department (Lichtenbergstr. 4, 85748 Garching) is located on the TUM Campus in Garching in the north of Munich.

A map of the Campus can be found here. We are situated in the north of the Chemistry Department (purple tower, CH7); our offices are on the 3rd floor. Click here to see a sketch of the Chemistry Department at TUMunich. Note that the room numbers indicate the location within the building: The first number stands for the floor while the second number indicates the tower (CH7: purple tower), following numbers simply count the rooms.


By subway


The subway station Garching Forschungszentrum is not more than 5 minutes walk away. You have to take the subway U6 in direction Garching Forschungszentrum and get off at the endstation (travel takes 25 minutes from Marienplatz, the center of town). Then take the path indicated in the Campus map

To get the best connection between Munich Airport or Central Station and our Department, please consult the official public transport Route Planner. These are the links of the German railways and of the Munich airport.


By Bicycle


The TUM Campus Garching can be reached from the center of town by a beautiful bike track along the Isar (roughly 20 km). The access to the TUM Campus (Walther-Meissner-Straße) is close to km 130.6 (yellow signboard).


By Car


Take the exit "Garching Nord" from highway A9), follow in direction B11 Landshut, Freising, Garching. After 700m, turn left at the red light, in direction B11, Freisinger Landstraße. After 700m, turn right on Lichtenbergstraße. At the end of Lichtenbergstraße (after 700m), turn left on Boltzmannstraße. When turning left at the end of Boltzmannstraße (after 300m), you will find the parking place of the Chemistry Department. Then take the path indicated in the Campus map.