Contact and Arrival

Contact and Arrival

Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy (MPI-SP)
Universitaetsstraße 140
44799 Bochum

Phone: +49 234 90498 - 0

Fax: +49 234 90498 - 499


Please note: access to the building is limited. You can only visit us with prior notice.

How to find us

By car

The fastest way is via the motorway junction Bochum/Witten, where the motorways A43 and A44 meet. Simply take the exit for Bochum-Querenburg and follow the signs for “Ruhr-Universität”. Get off from Universitätsstraße at "Ruhr-Universität West" and follow the signs to the Medicine Buildings until you reach "M-Nordstraße". The MPI-SP is located in the building "Vita Campus" (VC). The parking area is in front of the building. Please inform us before your visit so that we can give you access to the parking area.

By plane

The nearest airports to Bochum are in Dortmund, Düsseldorf, Cologne-Bonn, Frankfurt, and Amsterdam (sorted by increasing distance). From these airports you can take the train to Bochum main station (Bochum Hbf).

By public transport

From Bochum Hbf take the metro U35 with direction Ruhr-Universität/Hustadt and get off at "Ruhr-Universität". From there it is a 5 minutes walk. The MPI-SP is located in the building "Vita Campus" (VC).

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