From the A40 coming from Duisburg

  • Take the A40 towards Essen. Please note that there are two exits (both with exit number 23) in the immediate vicinity of Essen city centre.
  • Take the second exit ("Essen Zentrum Ost", directly behind the tunnel) and follow the road towards the city centre.
  • Drive straight ahead and get into the next tunnel in the middle lane.
  • Cross the intersection and follow the road through the tunnel. Stay in this lane and turn left after the next but one traffic light (Viehofer Platz).
  • After turning left, get into the right-hand lane and follow this lane past a bus stop, and after approx. 50 metres - before the next traffic lights - turn right onto the B224 (Gladbecker Str.).
  • Drive past the university on the left hand side and turn left at the second traffic light (after approx. 400 metres). You are then on the Reckhammerweg.
  • After approx. 180 metres, please turn left; there is a publicly accessible university car park.
  • When you turn into the parking lot you have already seen the new building wing, in which the rooms of the chair are located, try to find a parking lot as close to this building as possible.

From the A40 coming from Bochum

  • Leave the A40 at the Essen-Zentrum exit. First follow the signs to "Universität". Continue straight ahead until you see the two large pink towers on the left side of the Cinemaxx cinema. Follow the road for about 600 meters until the next large crossroads, where you turn left into Gladbecker Str.
  • Drive past the university on the left hand side and turn left at the second traffic light (after approx. 400 metres). You are then on the Reckhammerweg.
  • After approx. 180 metres, please turn left; there is a publicly accessible university car park.
  • If you turn left, you have already seen the new building wing, in which the rooms of the chair are located, try to find a parking space as close to this building as possible.

From the A42 from Oberhausen or Gelsenkirchen

  • Leave the A42 at the Essen-Nord exit onto the B224 and follow the signs in the direction of "Essen-Zentrum".
  • You have to drive straight ahead for about 10 minutes. You will then reach a large intersection where the B224 changes the course of the road to the right in the direction of Düsseldorf, do not follow the B224 there, but cross this intersection straight ahead. At the first possibility after approx. 500 metres turn right into Reckhammerweg.
  • After approx. 180 metres, please turn left; there is a publicly accessible university car park.
  • When you turn into the parking lot you have already seen the new building wing, in which the rooms of the chair are located, try to find a parking lot as close to this building as possible.

From the A3/A52 from Cologne or Düsseldorf

  • Coming from Cologne, leave the A3 at the motorway junction Breitscheid and take the A52 in the direction of Essen.
  • From the A52 take the exit "Essen-Bergerhausen" (30). There you turn left towards "Essen-Zentrum".
  • Follow the street to the end, turn left into Kronprinzenstraße and at the next traffic light (after approx. 100 meters) immediately right again into Helbingstraße.
  • Drive straight ahead and get into the next tunnel in the middle lane.
  • Cross the intersection and follow the road through the tunnel. Stay in this lane and turn left after the next but one traffic light (Viehofer Platz).
  • After turning left, get into the right-hand lane and follow this lane past a bus stop, and after approx. 50 metres - before the next traffic lights - turn right onto the B224 (Gladbecker Str.).
  • Drive past the university on the left hand side and turn left at the second traffic light (after approx. 400 metres). You are then on the Reckhammerweg.
  • After approx. 180 metres, please turn left; there is a publicly accessible university car park.
  • When you turn into the parking lot you have already seen the new building wing, in which the rooms of the chair are located, try to find a parking lot as close to this building as possible.

Parking situation on campus

Due to the newly built building S06, the parking possibilities at Reckhammerweg have been reduced. If you cannot find a free parking space here, you can use the University car park on the other side of the campus (Universitätsstraße).