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Address for Visitors

Postal Address

DIW Berlin
Mohrenstraße 58
10117 Berlin (Mitte)

Phone 030-897-89-0
Telefax 030-897 89-200

DIW Berlin
10108 Berlin


Photo: DIW Berlin

How to Visit Us

Parking is available, but limited. If you arrive by car, please contact us in advance.

Environmental Badge

The DIW Berlin is situated in a green zone. As of October 1, 2008, an environmental badge is required if you are intending to come by vehicle. Vehicles without environmental badge may not enter designated green zone areas, even if the vehicle meets the requirements to pass through the zone based on its emission value. Any breach of this impends a penalty of 40€ and a point on your driving licence.

Directions from Hamburg (A24)

Take Interstate A24 to the Berliner Ring. Then follow signs for Hannover/Leipzig. Take exit to Reinickendorf, then leave interstate at the Wedding/Kurt-Schumacher-Platz exit. Turn left and then right onto the short Kapweg. This feeds into Scharnweberstrasse, which becomes Müllerstrasse. After about two kilometers, turn right onto Sellerstrasse and then turn right again onto Minna-Cauer-Strasse. At Ben-Gurion-Strasse, turn left onto Potsdamer Strasse and then turn another left onto Mauerstrasse. Drive straight ahead to Glinkastrasse and finally turn right onto Mohrenstrasse.

Directions from Hannover (A2) and Leipzig/Munich (A9)

Take interstate to the Berliner Ring. Then follow signs for Berlin-Zentrum. Take the Zehlendorf/Potsdamer Strasse exit. Stay on the interstate and take the Kaiserdamm exit. This leads to Knobelsdorffstrasse. Turn right onto Sophie-Charlotten-Strasse. Then turn left onto Kaiserdamm and follow it straight ahead through the traffic circle at Theodor-Heuss-Platz. Take the second right out of the circle. The street becomes Strasse des 17. Juni, goes around the Victory Monument, and goes all the way to the Brandenburg Gate. At the Brandenburg Gate, bear right onto Ebertstrasse then take a left onto Behrenstrasse. At Wilhelmstrasse, turn right and then turn left onto Mohrenstrasse.

Directions from Frankfurt/Oder (A12)

Take Interstate A12 to the Berliner Ring. Follow the signs for Berlin-Zentrum/Friedrichshain. Take a right onto Adlergestell (B96a), and follow it to the Adlergestell junction. Follow signs to the Stubenrauchstrasse junction. Turn in the direction of Hamburg/ Tempelhof. At the interstate cloverleaf Neukölln, continue in the direction of the Buschkrugallee junction and the interstate cloverleaf Tempelhof. Turn right in the direction of Tempelhofer Damm/Flughafen Tempelhof. Continue on B96 straight ahead, past the Tempelhof Airport. The street eventually becomes Wilhelmstrasse. Continue straight for about four kilometers, over the intersection with Leipziger Strasse. After one block, turn right into Mohrenstrasse.

Arrival by Subway

DIW Berlin is located in the immediate vicinity of the underground station "Stadtmitte." The underground lines U2 and U6 run frequently.

Arrival by Train (S-Bahn)

Take Train S5, S9, or S75 to "Friedrichstraße." Please change here to the underground line U6 (direction "Alt-Mariendorf"), go two stations and get off at "Stadtmitte."

Arrival by Bus

Take Bus M48 to "Stadtmitte/Leipziger Str." The M48 stops at "Potsdamer Platz', 'Rathaus Steglitz" and "Innsbrucker Platz."

From Tegel Airport, please take X9 express bus or bus bus 109 to "Zoologischer Garten." Change here to underground line U2 (direction "Pankow"), take the train to "Stadtmitte."

From Schönefeld Airport, please take the S45 to "Tempelhof". At Tempelhof, take underground line U6 (direction "Alt-Tegel") to "Stadtmitte."

Arrival at Tegel Airport (TXL)

From Tegel Airport, please take X9 express bus or bus bus 109 to "Zoologischer Garten." Change here to underground line U2 (direction "Pankow"), take the train to "Stadtmitte."

Arrival at Schönefeld Airport (SXF)

From Schönefeld Airport, please take the S45 to "Tempelhof". At Tempelhof, take underground line U6 (direction "Alt-Tegel") to "Stadtmitte."

In the future: Arrival at the new central airport Berlin Brandenburg (BER)

Option 1:
Take the Airport Express train RE7 towards "Zoologischer Garten" or the RB14 towards "Nauen." Change at the "Friedrichstraße" station to the underground line U6 towards "Alt-Mariendorf." Get off at "Stadtmitte."

Option 2:
Take the Airport Express train RE9 towards "Berlin Hauptbahnhof." Change at the "Potsdamer Platz" station to the underground line U2 towards "Pankow." Get off at "Stadtmitte."

Arrival at Berlin Central Station (Berlin Hauptbahnhof)

Take the S5, S7, S9, or S75 to "Friedrichstraße." Change here to underground line U6 (direction "Alt-Mariendorf"), go two stations and get off at "Stadtmitte."

Arrival at Ostbahnhof

Take either the S3, S5, S7 or S75 train to "Friedrichstraße", then change to underground line U6 (direction "Alt-Mariendorf"), go two stations and get off at "Stadtmitte".

Arrival at Bahnhof Südkreuz (Papestraße)

Take the S41, S42, or S45 to "Tempelhof", then change to underground line U6 (direction "Alt-Tegel") and get off at "Stadtmitte."

Human Resources/Career

Society of Friends of DIW Berlin (VdF)

Technical Issues and Questions