Navigation überspringen
Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

How to find us / Locations

Main Library Altstadt

Plöck 107-109, 69117 Heidelberg
  • Arriving by train

    Please consult the current time table of Deutsche Bahn or

  • Arriving by public transport

    Bus # 31, 32 to 'Universitätsplatz' and 33 in the direction of Ziegelhausen/Köpfel to 'Peterskirche'

    (You may also consult the time table of the local and regional public transport.)

  • Arriving by car
    • From the North/West (Autobahn 656):
      1. Take exit marked Zentrum/Schloß,
      2. head towards Schloß (Castle).
      3. Continue in this direction heading for a tunnel.
      4. Pass the tunnel. Stay on this road.
      5. In front of the second tunnel get into the left-hand lane, following signs to Parkhaus (car park) 11.
    • From the South (Autobahn 5):
      1. Take exit Heidelberg/Schwetzingen.
      2. Follow the highway to Heidelberg.
      3. Additional direction as listed above.
    • From the East (Neckar River):
      1. Turn left at Karlstor, following signs to Parkhaus 11/Zentrum (downtown).
      2. Turn right after leaving the tunnel, following signs to Parkhaus 11.

    We recommend car park 11 (Parkhaus 11, underground car park).It is located next to the main library building in the downtown area. Parking in the neighbouring residential areas is difficult because parking spaces are reserved for residents.

Neuenheim Branch Library (INF 368):

  • Arriving by car

    Arriving on the A5 change at Autobahnkreuz Heidelberg on to A656 toward Heidelberg. Arriving on the A6 change at Kreuz Mannheim on to A656 toward Heidelberg. At the end of the motorway turn left towards Neuenheim/Universitätsklinikum and after 100 m turn right on to Vangerowstrasse. Follow Vangerowstrasse for 350 m (road takes a slight left turn) along the river. Go underneath the bridge (Ernst-Walz-Brücke) und immediately turn right on to the bridge. You are crossing the Neckar and arrive at Berliner Strasse. Campus Neuenheimer Feld is to your left.

    Coming from the motorway fom the south follow Berliner Strasse to tram stop ‘Technologiepark’ and turn left. Coming from the north turn right on to street Im Neuenheimer Feld. After ca. 700 m (directly after the second set of traffic lights the Kopfklinik is on the left (address INF 400). The branch library is on the left hand side of the Kopfklinik building and two buildings behind the nearest car park marked P7.

    Parking (chargeable)
    Ample parking is available nearby.

  • Arriving by public transport

    Tram lines 21 and 24
    Stop ‚Jahnstrasse‘: To change here for bus no. 32 please walk on Jahnstrasse into Neuenheimer Feld. The bus stop is located on the right hand side. For bus stop ‘Technologiepark’ change to buses 31 and 37 at the same stop.

    Buses 31, 32 and 37
    Bus stop ‚Kopfklinik‘: Directly in fron t of the Kopfklinik main entrance. The branch library is on the left hand side of the Kopfklinik building and two buildings behind the nearest car park marked P7.


Main library, Old City

Plöck 107-109
P.O.B. 10 57 49
D-69047 Heidelberg

Tel.: +49 6221 54-2380
Fax.: +49 6221 54-2623

Neuenheim Branch Library

Im Neuenheimer Feld 368
P.O.B. 10 57 49
D-69047 Heidelberg

Tel.: +49 6221 54-4272
Fax.: +49 6221 54-4204

zum Seitenanfang