Wissenschaftliches Begegnungszentrum und Tagungsstätte Gastdozentenhaus

Engesserstrasse 3
76131 Karlsruhe


Directions by car

Take motorway A5 to Karlsruhe and leave the A5 at the exit 44 (Karlsruhe-Durlach). Continue along B 10 / Durlacher Allee towards the city center until you arrive at Durlacher Tor, where you take a right turn. The next possible exit to the left is the main entrance of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). The KIT is well signed once you have reached the city center.

The direct access to the Gastdozentenhaus (GDH), Engesserstraße 3, is through the main entrance of the KIT Campus South. Guests of the GDH also need a one-day access permit for the Campus South, which you can pick up at the KIT registration desk (on the ground floor of the library, building 30.51).

You will find parking spaces (free of charge) directly in front of the Gastdozentenhaus.

Alternative parking possibilities:

There are parking facilities near the GDH. The closest is the Schlossplatz car park in the Schlossplatzstraße, and is open 24 hours/day. Other parking possibilities can be found in the car park at the Kronenplatz in the Fritz-Erler-Straße. These two car parks are within 10 minutes walking distance from the GDH.

Directions by train

The closest tram station to the Gastdozentenhaus is at “Kronenplatz” in the Fritz-Erler-Straße/ Kaiserstraße. From Karlsruhe main station you can take the tram lines 2, S1, S11, S4, S41 and S5 to Kronenplatz. Please note that the tram routes in Karlsruhe are often subject to change due to major construction projects. For more information check the route here: