Universität Duisburg-Essen Institut für Informatik und Wirtschatsinformatik

Tower block / old building Schuetzenbahn 70 and Gerlingstra├če 16 (Paluno)

Sch├╝tzenbahn 70 Old building and tower blockSchuetzenbahn 70 (tower block / old building),
45127 Essen and Gerlingstra├če 16 (Paluno), 45127 Essen

The Computer Science buildings are situated in the farthest most north-eastern area of the city center (the corner of Schuetzenbahn and Gerlingstrasse). The Computer Science chairs reside in the old building (abbr. SA) and in the tower block (abbr. SH) and former "Gerlingwache" (Paluno-Institute). You can download a detailed plan here.


Research areas:
Visualization, Chair for Didactics of Informatics, System Security, Dependability of Computing Systems, Specification of Software Systems, Software Engineering, Modeling of Adaptive Systems, Software Systems Engineering, Human-Computer Interaction.

Arrival by train:

Starting central station of Essen you can take the tram 107 or 108 with destination "Porscheplatz". The stop where to get off (second stop) is named "Viehofer Platz". Take the exit in the direction of the tram's front and turn left. You can alternativly walk here from the central station through the pedestrian precinct. It will take you about 10 minutes time.

Arrival by car:

If you come from the east from the A40 (former A430), take the exit "Essen-Frillendorf" then proceed along Frillendorfer Strasse till the second traffic lights appear. Turn right into Burggrafenstrasse, then at the second traffic lights turn left into Gerlingstrasse. After the second traffic lights you arrive at Sch├╝tzenbahn 70 (block tower and the old building).

If you come from the west from the A40 you can already leave the motorway at exit "Zentrum" or "Huttrop" and follow the signs to Zentrum/Universitaet. If you arrive from the A52 from Duesseldorf please take the exit "Essen-Sued" and follow the signs to the University of Essen (not Universitaetsklinikum). After passing the very high administrational building your destination is on the right side.

Arrival by plane:

The nearest airports are Duesseldorf (50km West) and Dortmund (50km East). From Duesseldorf airport there are trains (S-Bahn) to Essen central station. Furthermore see "Arrival by tram".

Campus Essen

Universit├Ątsstra├če 9
45117 Essen

Working Groups:
Information Systems for Production and Operations Management
Department of Procurement, Logistics and Information Management
Wirtschaftsinformatik, insbes. Betriebliche Kommunikationssysteme
Information Systems and Enterprise Modelling
Wirtschaftsinformatik und Softwaretechnik
Betriebliche Anwendungssysteme

IEM - Institute for Experimental Mathematics

IEM - Institut f├╝r experimentelle MathematikInstitut fuer Experimentelle Mathematik
Universitaet Essen
Ellernstr. 29
45326 Essen, Germany




Research areas:
Computer Networking Technology

Arrival by plane:

Upon arrival at Duesseldorf International airport (DUS) you can take the local trains S1 or S21 to Essen main station. You have to validate your ticket (VRR - Preisstufe C) before entering the train. The ticket is also valid for the subway to the Institute. If you arrive at Frankfurt International airport (FRA) you should take a train to Essen main station. You have to get another ticket and validate it before entering the subway.

There are stairs and escalators on the South exit of the main station which take you to the lower level and on to all local transportation. You can take the subway lines 106, direction "Porscheplatz". Get off the subway at the stop "Seumannstra├če" (fifth stop after main station). Turn left into Ellernstra├če, after 100 m (333 feet) you have the Institute on your left hand side.

Arrival by train:

Follow the directions above from Essen main station. If you should arrive at the station in Altenessen you have to take the subway lines 106, direction Essen main station.

Arrival by car:

Going South: Get off Autobahn A 42 at Exit Essen-Nord and follow Bundesstra├če B 224 in direction Essen. After 2 km you have to turn left into Ellernplatz and then the first on your right will be Ellernstra├če. Follow Ellernstra├če for about 300 m. The IEM is on your right hand side.

Going North: Get off A 52 at exit Essen-Ruettenscheid (resp. get off A 40 at exit Essen-Zentrum-West) go north on B 224 avoiding downtown Essen. You will see the main campus of the University of Essen on your right. Turn left onto Gladbecker Stra├če (B 224). Turn right onto Ellernplatz. The first on your right will be Ellernstra├če. Follow Ellernstra├če for about 300 m. The IEM is on your right hand side.