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Where is Saarbrücken?

Saarbrücken, the state capital of Saarland, is located in the southwest of Germany, adjacent to the French border, about halfway between Luxembourg City and Strasbourg.

How to reach us by plane

Saarbrücken airport (SCN) offers daily non-stop flights to a number of European cities. A taxi ride from the airport to Saarland University takes about 20 minutes (roughly 25 euros Taxi Phone +49 681 33033 or +49 681 55000). Alternatively, a local bus (R10) will take you from the airport (bus stop: “Saarbrücken Flughafen”) to Saarland University in 45 minutes (2,60 euros). The bus runs approximately twice an hour between 5 am and 8:45 pm on weekdays.

For details, see the R10 timetable:

Frankfurt airport (FRA), the second biggest hub in Europe, is convenient for travellers from most destinations. It is a car drive of 1 1/2 hours to Saarbruecken and 2 to 2 1/2 hours by train. For instructions on getting from Frankfurt airport to Saarbruecken by train, see "By Train" below. Airports in Paris or Luxembourg are other convenient options, connected to Saarbruecken by train or bus.

How to reach us by train

Saarbruecken's main railway station (“Hauptbahnhof”) is well connected to other German cities. You can take the bus lines 111, 112, and 124 to Saarland University. A bus ride from Saarbruecken main railway station to Saarland University takes between 15 and 25 minutes (2,60 euros). If you exit at bus stop “Stuhlsatzenhaus”, you are right at CISPA’s doorstep.

For details, access the timetables:

How to reach us by car

GPS coordinates of the Saarland University campus:  N 49.259386  E 7.051715

CISPA is located at the eastern entrance (“Universität Ost”) of the university. You can conveniently park your car right in front of our institute or in the multi-storey parking lot, “Universität Ost”, at a few hundred meters distance.



CISPA – Main building

Stuhlsatzenhaus 5
66123 Saarbrücken, Germany

 +49 681 87083 1001  +49 681 87083 8801


Am Halberg 3
66121 Saarbrücken, Germany

 +49 681 87083 1001  +49 681 87083 8801

St. Ingbert - Beckerturm

Kaiserstraße 170-174
66386 St. Ingbert, Germany

 +49 681 87083 1001  +49 681 87083 8801

St. Ingbert - City Building

Kaiserstraße 21
66386 St. Ingbert


St. Ingbert - D2

Im oberen Werk 1
66386 St. Ingbert