How to find us
The University of Wuppertal with the Department of Chemistry & Biology is located in the district Wuppertal-Elberfeld (Gaußstraße) ca. 1 km south of the main railway station (Hauptbahnhof) or the "Schwebebahnstation Döppersberg".
The facilities of the department are located in the building V . The Macromolecular Chemistry is located in building U, level 10.
Arrival at Hauptbahnhof Wuppertal. Busses are within easy reach via the pedestrian tunnel. One of the busses (numbers 615 (direction of Remscheid) or 645 (direction of Küllenhahn/Burgholz)) leaves approx. every 10 min from platform 3 for the university (Stop "Universität", takes approx. 10 min). Tickets of price category A are available either from the driver (cash, coins only) or at ticket machines (in that case do not forget to have the ticket stamped by the machines on the platform or in the bus).
From the north or south via the A1:
Exit at #94 "Wuppertal-Ronsdorf". If travelling from the north on the A43, transfer to the A1 at the interchange "Wuppertal-Nord", direction "Köln". At exit #94 get on the B51, direction "Wuppertal-Elberfeld", after approx. 1.5 km at a traffic light turn left, direction Elberfeld. Follow the major road approx. 5 km to the exit "Universität". Keep to the right, then downhill to a traffic circle which you leave via the opposite way out ("Obere Grifflenberg"). At the next traffic light turn left into the "Gaußstraße" which leads directly to the main entrance of the university and the parking garages (Parkhaus, open until 10 p.m. within the semester term, otherwise 8 p.m.). There are no special parking lots for guests or staff members. The best is to enter Parkhaus PC which is directly reached via "Gaußstraße". Crossing to Parkhaus PB is possible from the top level of PC.
From the west via the Autobahn A46:
Exit at #31 "Wuppertal-Cronenberg/Ronsdorf". After passing through a tunnel (Kiesbergtunnel), follow the thoroughfare towards "Wuppertal-Ronsdorf" and "Universität". The parking garages PA (very narrow) and PB are reached from the "Max-Horkheimer-Straße". The exits on the top level lead to the "Gaußstraße" with the main entrance.
From Airport Düsseldorf take the suburban train (S-Bahn S1 or S7) to Hauptbahnhof Düsseldorf (approx. 12 min), change to a local train (RE) or the S-Bahn S8 (direction of Hagen, platform 13) to Wuppertal Hbf (approx. 30 min). ---> continue as given for "Arrival by Train". For the total distance Airport - UNI Wuppertal you need a ticket of the price category B which is available at ticket machines or the DB counter at the airport, located directly at the entrance to the S-Bahn. Do not forget to stamp the ticket before getting on the train (stamp machines are on the platform).