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General Information, Outreach and Press Contact

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Contact ECAP Members

Have a look at our Members page to get contact information for individual colleagues.


Monika Fink

  • Working group: Chair of Experimental Physics (Astro Particle Physics)
  • Address:
    Room 02.039
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-70722 (vormittags)
  • Email:

Gabriele Eckner

  • Working group: Chair of Physics
  • Address:
    Room 02.031
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-70734
  • Email:


Dr. Kay Graf

  • Working group: Chair of Experimental Physics (Astro Particle Physics)
  • Address:
    Room 319
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-27265
  • Email:

Visitors and Shipping Address:

Erlangen Centre for Astroparticle Physics
Nikolaus-Fiebiger-Str. 2
D-91058 Erlangen


Map by OpenStreetMap .

The ECAP Laboratory is conveniently reached by bus (and taxi) – it is right next to the bus station ‘Staudtstraße’ (hosted by buses 20 from downtown Erlangen going to/from Nuremberg, and 280 going to the S-Bahn station ‘Paul-Gossen-Straße’).

Arrival by train

Informations about the train connections to Erlangen can be found on the pages of the Deutsche Bahn .

At the train station, take bus 287 (direction ‘Sebaldussiedlung’) and ride to the end of the line (Sebaldussiedlung, ride time 15-20 min), you can then walk through the campus to the ECAP Laboratory.

Alternatively, you can use the ‘S1’ from Nuremberg central station and change at the station ‘Paul-Gossen-Straße’ into the bus 280 that takes you to ‘Staudtstraße’, right next to the ECAP Laboratory.

The bus schedule is available online on the pages of the VGN (Verkehrsverbund Großraum Nürnberg). Use the stops ‘Bahnhofplatz’ and ‘Sebaldussiedlung’ or ‘Staudtstraße’ in Erlangen to get information about the bus connections.

Arrival by car

  1. From the West/North-West (A3/E45 from Würzburg/Frankfurt)
    Drive A3 to interchange ‘Fürth-Erlangen’
    Take A73 direction Erlangen
    Leave A73 at exit ‘Bruck’ (first exit after interchange)
    Continue with (4)
  2. From the North (A73 from Bamberg)
    Leave A73 at exit ‘Bruck’
    Continue with (4)
  3. From the South/South-East (A3/E45 from Munich)
    Leave A3 at exit ‘Tennenlohe’
    Continue with (5)
  4. From exit ‘Bruck’ (A73)
    Drive B4 eastwards
    Up to the 3. traffic light (after Ford/Jaguar-car dealer on the right side))
    Turn left (two turning lanes, keep right)
    You are now on Gebbertstr., take the first turn right
    You are now on Breslauer Str., drive all the way to the end (30 km/h-zone)
    Drive alle the way to the end (90-degree-left turn), on the right side, parking lot of the ECAP
  5. From exit ‘Tennenlohe’ (A3/E45)
    Drive B4 northwards (direction Erlangen)
    Turn right after approx. 1.5km
    Take the second exit in the roundabout, towards “Gräfenberg/Erlangen-Ost/Universität-Südgelände”
    You are now on Kurt-Schumacher-Streetße
    Drive to the street sign ‘Naturwissenschaftliche Faultät’ and turn left on the Staudtstraße. Take the next street to the left (‘Nikolaus-Fiebiger-Straße’) and you will immediately reach the ECAP Laboratory (parking lot on the Southern main entry).

Arrival by plane

Information about flight connections can be found on the pages of the Airport Nürnberg.

Upon arrival, there are two possibilities to get to the ECAP:

  • By Taxi
    The fare will be around 30 Euro, the time of travel around 30 Minutes. Advise ‘Erlangen, Nikolaus-Fiebiger-Straße’ as your destination.
  • By public transport
    There are a number of connections, all of which require a change.
    Details can be found on the pages of the VGN (Verkehrsverbund Großraum Nürnberg). Use ‘Ort=Nürnberg’ and ‘Haltestelle=Flughafen’ as departure location von and ‘Ort=Erlangen’ and ‘Haltestelle=Sebaldussiedlung’ or ‘Haltestelle=Nikolaus-Fiebiger-Straße’ as arrival location nach an. The riding time will be roughly three quarters of an hour. A single fare will be around 4 Euros.