Location, how to find us and orientation

How to find us

The Department of Architecture at TU Darmstadt is located on the Lichtwiese Campus at TU Darmstadt.

Department of Architecture (FB15)
Building L3|01
El-Lissitzky-Straße 1
64287 Darmstadt

Postal address

Technical University of Darmstadt
Department of Architecture
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Postbox 10 06 36
64206 Darmstadt

How to find us

Using public transport:

The Lichtwiese Campus at TU Darmstadt can be reached using public transport via the bus stop “TU Lichtwiese/Mensa”, the tram stop “Hochschulstadion” and the train station “TU Lichtwiese Bahnhof” on the Oldenwald Railway (VIAS) Darmstadt.

From Darmstadt Hauptbahnhof (Darmstadt Main Station)
By bus:
Take bus route K in the direction of “TU Lichtwiese” until the final stop “TU Lichtwiese/Mensa”.
During lecture periods, you can also take bus route KU which follows the same route. The journey takes around 18 minutes.
Walking distance from the bus stop to the department building: approx. 300 meters.
By tram:
Take tram route 2 in the direction of “Böllenfalltor” until the stop “Hochschulstadion”.
Journey time: approx. 14 minutes.
Walking distance from the tram stop: approx. 700 meters.

From Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof (Frankfurt Main Station)
There is a direct connection to the station “Darmstadt TU-Lichtwiese” from Frankfurt Main Station on the Odenwald Railway (Operator: VAIS). The journey takes approximately 25 minutes. This train runs every two hours.
Walking distance from the train station to the department building: approx. 850 meters.

Further information:
Rhine-Main Transport Authority (Rhein-Main-Verkehrsverbund)

Travelling by car

When exiting the motorway at the Darmstadt motorway junction, take the B26 (Rheinstraße) and follow the signs for “Darmstadt/Stadtmitte” until you reach the City Ring Tunnel.
In the City Ring Tunnel, take the exit on the left onto Hügelstraße and at the end of this road turn half right at the lights onto Nieder-Ramstädter Straße. Follow this road for about 1 km, turn left onto Heinrichstraße and follow the signs to “TU-Lichtwiese”.

Parking spaces

Public and private parking is available at the Lichtwiese Campus. Please refer to the map for the locations. The public parking spaces are subject to a parking fee from Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The parking fees are €1 per hour or €2.50 for the whole day.
Please note that there are some restrictions up to the end of 2023 due to the construction of the Lichtwiese tramline and a new building next to the department.

Building plan

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The department building will be renovated during normal business for several years starting in 2019. Temporary changes (e.g. to the location of some subject areas) will be made as part of the building measures. Information on any changes due to the building work will be made available in the building.

Location of the Department of Architecture

as a 3D aerial view from the campus navigation tool for TU Darmstadt