Directions by Car

Route A40 from direction Duisburg:

  • Drive on A40 direction Essen. Note that in the Essen downtown two exits (23) are in direct proximity.
  • Take the second exit ("Essen Zentrum Ost", directly after the tunnel) and drive in direction "Zentrum".
  • Then drive straight ahead and take the middle lane in the tunnel.
  • Cross the crossing proceed to the following underpath. You are then on the road "Schützenbahn".
  • At the next traffic light turn left ("Viehofer Platz").
  • After 200 meters turn right on the "Gladbecker Straße" (B224).
  • Take a left at the 2. traffic light (approx. 400 meters) into the "Reckhammerweg". On the left side after approx. 150 meters is the university's central parking lot.

Route A40 from direction Bochum:

  • Take the exit "Essen-Zentrum". Follow the signage "Universität". Proceed until you can see two pink coloured towers of the "Cinemaxx"-Cinema on the left side. Take one of the two outer left lanes and take a left in the big roundabout in direction "Borbeck". Directly still in the roundabout take a right in the direction "Bottrop" (see sketch).
  • Proceed toward the overpass (approx. 500 meters). On the right you can already see the university.
  • Proceed until you can see the parking lot sign (P 3) and then take a right.
  • Follow the parking lot road up to the end. At the end you turn first left and then right. At the stop sign turn right again.

Route A42 from the directions Oberhausen or Gelsenkirchen:

  • Take the exit "Essen-Nord" and proceed onto the B224 in direction "Essen-Zentrum".
  • Proceed on B224 for approx. 10 minutes until you reach a crossing, saying on right to Düsseldorf. Do not take a right and go straight forward, after approx. 500 meters take a right into the "Reckhammerweg".
  • After approx. 200 meters take a left onto the university's central parking lot.

Route A52 from direction Düsseldorf:

  • Drive the A52 in direction Essen and take the exit "Essen Bergerhausen", exit Nr. 30. Then take a left and drive in direction "Essen-Zentrum".
    Proceed until you reach the end of the road, take a left and after another 100 meters take a right at the traffic light. Proceed straight ahead, after the underpass you change onto the left lane and drive further straightforward.
  • Proceed into the small tunnel, approx. 150 meters long, but stay left and follow the run of the street.
  • Next take the right lane, passing the bus stop, and before the next traffic light take a right (approx. 50 meters after bus stop). Next take a left at the second traffic light. You are now driving on the "Reckhammerweg".
  • After approx. 200 meters take a left onto the university's central parking lot.

On Campus:

  • The buildings S04 and S06 are located right next to the university's central parking lot.
  • On Friday, we recommend using the university's central parking lot which can be accessed from Reckhammerweg or Segerothstraße. On Saturday, it is advisable to park on or near Universitätsstraße as the central parking lot will be occupied by a flea market.