Getting to the University of Mannheim
The university is a 10 minute walk from the main station: Leave the main station in direction of the town centre. Cross the tram lines and turn left. Follow the road straight on for about 300m passing a car park on the way, continue to the end of the road. Here you will come across a creme-coloured house with blue window-frames. Turn right in front of this house and walk straight on until you get to a multi-lane road, the Bismarckstraße. Taking a left turn and walking past two blocks of houses at the Bismarckstraße you will reach the university. The main entrance is situated in the east wing in front of you.
by bus or train
Mannheim's main station is close to the University of Mannheim and offers access to ICE trains. Trams number 1,3,4 and 5 take you to the university. You can get off at the stop "Schloß" or "University". Timetables are provided here.
By car the university can be reached via the A6, leaving the motorway at the exit "Mannheim Mitte". Passing the Planetarium please follow the signs to the left indicating "Universität". After passing the main station you will be lead to the baroque palace which accommodates large parts of the university. The main entrance of the university is situated in the east wing. Unfortunately the university does not have a car park for visitors. You can park your car in the multi-storey car park next to the west wing of the baroque palace or in the car park in N2. Further car parks can be found in the map on top of this page (P).