Contact

For "Sprechstunde" make an appointment via Office Hours Knut Reinert.

Freie Universität Berlin
Institut für Informatik
AG Algorithmische Bioinformatik
Takustr. 9
14195 Berlin
Germany

Professor Knut Reinert
- Room 012 -

phone:  +49 (0)30 838-75 222
fax:       +49 (0)30 838-475 222
email:    knut.reinert(AT)fu-berlin.de

Anja Kasseckert
- Room 013 -

phone:  +49 (0)30 838-75237
fax:       +49 (0)30 838-472609
email:    anja.kasseckert(AT)fu-berlin.de

Office hours:  Monday-Thursday afternoons (Thursdays email only)

The Institute of Computer Science is located in the south-west of Berlin.
The Algorithmic Bioinformatics group is situated at Takustr. 9, ground floor, left wing, rooms 009, 010, 012, 013, 018 to 21.

Nearest stops on public transport are:

  • Dahlem-Dorf (subway U3, or bus lines X83 and M11) - approx. 10 minutes walk
  • Arnimallee (bus line X83) - approx. 5 minutes walk
  • Museen Dahlem (bus line X83) - approx. 3 minutes walk

The building can be reached from Takustraße, or from Arnimallee using a small through way (see below: How to find us).

Driveway for deliveries: Takustr. 3

Berlin City Map

Stops on public transport are in brackets.
For directions see How to find us or your favourite web map.

HOTELS FOR SHORT-TERM STAYS

Within walking distance:

  • Seminaris CampusHotel Berlin - 5 min.
    (U3: Dahlem-Dorf. Optional: Bus X83: Museen Dahlem)
    Special rate for guests of the Freie Universität Berlin (as of 2019): single standard room 84€, double standard room 94€, breakfast included; free cancellation before 6 p.m. on day of arrival / conferences: 7 days before arrival. Information not binding, conditions may vary.
    Turn to A. Kasseckert (secretary) to fix a special rate reservation. Cancellations are your individual responsibility (double-check cancellation terms with the hotel, if necessary).
  • Hotel Pension Enzian - 15 min. (S1: Botanischer Garten)

In the vicinity (15-25 min. on public transport incl. walk):

Or check Hostelworld for hostels all over Berlin (prices from 10 EUR/night, if you're lucky). Our district is Steglitz, Zehlendorf, or Dahlem.

RESIDENCES FOR ACADEMIC LONG-TERM STAYS
  • IBZ Berlin (U3: Rüdesheimer Platz) - suitable for individuals, couples, and families
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Berlin City Map

Going to Institut für Informatik (Institute of Computer Science) at Takustr. 9

...from subway station U Dahlem-Dorf stairway exit - 10 min. walk:

Turn right at *Königin-Luise-Straße*. After several metres turn right at *Takustraße*. Follow Takustraße to *Arnimallee*. Turn left at *Arnimalle*. Follow Arnimallee until you see on the right handside a little path winding up to our institute (there is a little blue sign indicating "Institut für Informatik"). Our building is the grey-and-white one on the left.

elevator exit - 12 min. walk/wheelchair drive:
  • Pedestrians take a sharp (double) turn left at *Brümmerstraße* and walk back along the subway track. Turn right at *Königin-Luise-Straße* and move on as described above.
  • Wheelchair users take a single turn left at *Fabeckstraße*. Move along *Fabeckstraße* to *Arnimalle*. Turn left at *Arnimallee*. When crossing *Takustraße* change to the pavement on the right and keep following *Arnimallee*. Turn right at the building with the number Pi running along its walls (= Arnimallee 6: Mathematics building). Move along the path to the Computer Science building (= the grey one on the right). Move past it and turn right for the main entrance.
...from hotels SEMINARIS CampusHotel Berlin - 3 to 6 min. walk/wheelchair drive:
  • Pedestrians turn right at *Hechtgraben* (dead-end street). Follow the path to the end, go up+down the stairs, and cross *Arnimallee*. Two steps to the right you find a little path winding up to our institute (there is a little blue sign indicating "Institut für Informatik"). Our building is the grey-and-white one on the left.
  • Wheelchair users turn left at *Takustraße* and move on to *Arnimallee*. Turn left at *Arnimallee*, but change to the pavement on the right handside. Move along Arnimallee. At the building with the number Pi running along its walls (= Arnimallee 6: Mathematics building) turn right. Move along the path to the Computer Science building (= the grey one on the right). Move past it and turn right for the main entrance.
Hotel Pension Enzian - 15 to 20 min. walk:

Go down *Moltkestraße* towards *Asternplatz*. Cross *Asternplatz* and *Unter den Eichen*. Follow *Limonenstraße*. Cross *Altensteinstraße* and move on to *Takustraße*. At *Takustr. 3* turn right at the drive-up lane, walk past the barrier, climb the hill. The Computer Science building is a few metres ahead on the left.

Harnack-Haus - 15 to 20 min. (subway + walk/wheelchair drive):

Go to subway station U Thielplatz. Take subway U3, direction Nollendorfplatz or Warschauer Str. Get off at U Dahlem-Dorf (1 stop). (5-10 min.) Follow directions as given above "...from subway station U Dahlem-Dorf".

Best Western Steglitz and Novum Hotel RAVENNA - 15 min. (bus + walk/wheelchair drive):

Take bus line X83, direction Königin-Luise-Str./Clayallee. Start  from S+U Rathaus Steglitz (Best Western) or Grunewaldstr./Lepsiusstr. (RAVENNA). Get off at Arnimallee (4 resp. 3 stops). Turn left at *Arnimallee*. Turn left again at the building with the number Pi running along its walls (= Arnimallee 6: Mathematics building). Move along the path to the Computer Science building (= the grey one on the right). Move past it and turn right for the main entrance.

Pension am Rüdesheimer Platz - 20 min. (subway + walk/wheelchair drive):

Go to subway station U Rüdesheimer Platz. Take subway U3, direction Krumme Lanke. Get off at U Dahlem-Dorf (3 stops). (10 min.) Follow directions as given above "...from subway station U Dahlem-Dorf".

Hotel Eckstein - 20 min. (subway + walk/wheelchair drive):

Go to subway station U Breitenbachplatz.Take subway U3, direction Krumme Lanke. Get off at U Dahlem-Dorf (2 stops). (10 min.) Follow directions as given above "...from subway station U Dahlem-Dorf".

Hotel Anna 1908 - 25 min. (subway + bus + walk/wheelchair drive):

Go to subway station U Walther-Schreiber-Platz. Take subway U9, direction Rathaus Steglitz. Get off at the final stop Rathaus Steglitz (2 stops). Take bus line X83, direction U Dahlem Dorf. Get off at bus stop Arnimallee (4 stops). Turn left at *Arnimallee*. Turn left again at the building with the number Pi running along its walls (= Arnimallee 6: Mathematics building). Move along the path to the Computer Science building (= the grey one on the right). Move past it and turn right for the main entrance.

Apartment Hotel Dahlem - 20 min. (subway + walk/wheelchair drive):

Go to subway station U Oskar-Helene-Heim. Take subway U3, direction Nollendorfplatz or Warschauer Str. Get off at U Dahlem-Dorf (2 stops). (10 min.) Follow directions as given above "...from subway station U Dahlem-Dorf".

Residenz 2000, Hotel Pension Dahlem and Hotel il Mulino - 20 min. (bus + walk/wheelchair drive):

Take bus line 101 from Unter den Eichen/Drakestraße, direction U Turmstraße (runs every 20 minutes). Get off at Limonenstraße (3 stops). Cross *Altensteinstraße* and walk along *Takustraße*. Turn right at the drive-up lane on *Takustr. 3*, walk past the barrier, climb the hill. The Computer Science building is a few metres ahead on the left.
optional:
Take bus line M11 from S Lichterfelde West, direction U Dahlem-Dorf (runs every 10 minutes from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m). Get off at U Dahlem-Dorf (5 stops). (10 min.) Follow directions as given above "...from subway station U Dahlem-Dorf".