Address / How to find us
International Center for Higher Education Research
University of Kassel
Tel.: ++49(0)561 / 804 3994
Fax: ++49(0)561 / 804 7415
How to find us
The nearest airports are Frankfurt am Main and Hannover. Kassel can also be conveniently reached from Hamburg and Berlin.
From Frankfurt Airport, there is a direct train connection to Kassel. For information about train connections and tickets see www.frankfurt-airport.de. It takes about 90 minutes by InterCity Express (ICE) trains and about 120 minutes by local trains.
From Hannover airport (http://www.hannover-airport.de/) or Hamburg airport (http://www.hamburg-airport.de), shuttle busses take you to the respective train stations within 20-25 minutes. ICE trains to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe from Hamburg take about 140 minutes and from Hannover, about 50 minutes.
The long distance trains (InterCityExpress) arrive at and depart from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe train station. Please find the train connections in English under: www.bahn.de/international/view/en/index.shtml.
From the train station:
INCHER-Kassel can be reached conveniently by tram. Take line 3 or 7 from the ICE station Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe (destination „Ihringshäuser Strasse“). Get off (about 15 minutes ride) at the tram stop „Weserspitze“. Cross the street „Weserstraße“ at the traffic lights, turn into „Ysenburgstraße“ and walk uphill. At the next crossing turn left into the „Mönchebergstrasse“. Our Centre (Mönchebergstraße 17) is a yellow brick house next to a small parking place.
Normally, the front door is locked. Visitors are asked to ring the bell at the letter boxes in front of the house.
A 7: Hamburg – Kassel – Frankfurt am Main or Wuerzburg/Muenchen
A 44: Koeln/Dortmund – Kassel – Erfurt
A 49: Kassel – Marburg/Gießen – Frankfurt am Main
From the A7: Exit the motorway at „Kassel-Ost“ (Kassel East) and follow the route B7 in the direction towards Kassel centre. At the crossing/tram stop „Katzensprung“ turn right into „Weserstraße“. At the next traffic light turn left (uphill) into „Ysenburgstraße“. At the crossing „Ysenburgstraße” and “Mönchebergstraße“, turn left into "Möncheberstraße". There is a small parking place next to the house where our Centre is located.
From the A44/49: Exit the motorway at „Kassel-Auestadion“ and follow the B3 crossing the city centre (about 5km). At the tram stop „Weserspitze“ leave the B3 and turn left (uphill) into „Ysenburgstraße“. At the crossing „Ysenburgstraße” and “Mönchebergstraße“ turn left into "Mönchebergstraße". There is a small parking place next to the house where our Centre is located.