How to contact the MBI
Address, first contact persons and how to get to the MBI
Postal and delivery address:
Max Born Institute
for Nonlinear Optics and Short Pulse Spectroscopy
in the Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V.
Max-Born-Straße 2 A
12489 Berlin
Fone: + 49 30 6392 1505
Fax:   + 49 30 6392 1509
Email: mbi@mbi-berlin.de
Commercial Address (Invoices etc.):
Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V.
Rudower Chaussee 17
12489 Berlin
Sekretarial offices:
Our secretarial offices are pleased to help you with information about the MBI and assist you in making contacts or appointments with MBI members.
Division A: Attosecond Physics
Director: Prof. Dr. Marc Vrakking
Damm, Catrin
   House A, 2.28
   Fone: +49 30 6392 1201
   Fax:   +49 30 6392 1209

Rapelius, Petra
   House A, 2.30
   Fone: +49 30 6392 1202
   Fax:   +49 30 6392 1209

Division B: Transient Electronic Structure and Nanoscience
Director: Prof. Dr. Stefan Eisebitt, Managing Director of the MBI
Zimani, Dimitra
   House B, 3.11
   Fone: +49 30 6392 1301
   Fax:   +49 30 6392 1309
Becker, Bettina
   House B, 3.10
   Fone: +49 30 6392 1302
   Fax:   +49 30 6392 1309
Division C: Nonlinear Processes in Condensed Matter
Director: Prof. Dr. Thomas Elsässer
  Brigel, Claudia
   House C, 2.3
   Fone: +49 30 6392 1401
   Fax:   +49 30 6392 1409
Wettstein, Alexandra
   House C, 2.4    
   Fone: +49 30 6392 1401
   Fax:   +49 30 6392 1409
You may travel to Berlin
By airplane via the Berlin airports Tegel (TXL) or Schönefeld (SXF),
By Germain Rail (DB) via the key stations Berlin-Hauptbahnhof (central station), Berlin-Ostbahnhof or Berlin-Südkreuz
and finally by car.
You can reach the MBI
By car With buses and trains By foot or car once you are on site in Berlin-Adlershof
Very detailed information - including driving instructions if you wish - is obtained from this Link to the MBI in the Branchenbuch Deutschland. By Taxi it takes from Tegel-Airport about 35-50 min (ca. 45 Euro), from Schönfeld-Airport 10 min (ca. 15 Euro) and from Hauptbahnhof about 30 Minuten (ca. 30 Euro).

You may also click the following map, which gives you a printable (pdf) overview.

You can reach Adlershof from the centres of Berlin within 35-45 minutes. Take the S-Bahn to S Adlershof and/or by Bus 164 to Magnusstraße (s. orientation plan on Berlin-Adlershof in the right column). From S Adlershof you can use the Tram 61 and 63 to Karl-Ziegler-Str.The Berlin transport system BVG offers detailed information on train, underground and bus schedules. A printable overview gives the pdf document which can be reached by clicking the map below (pdf): clicking the areal view below will give you a printable pdf document for orientation once you have reached the site:
Anfahrt mit der Bahn Anfahrt mit der Bahn
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