Location Holländischer Platz

Image: Presse Uni Kassel

The University of Kassel has its central campus at Holländischer Platz on the edge of downtown Kassel. The former site of the Henschel company is home to the faculties of Humanities, Humanities and Cultural Studies, Social Sciences, Architecture, Urban Planning, Landscape Planning, Economics, Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. The International Study Center, the IT Service Center, the Institute of Music, graduate centers and colleges, and the administration of the University of Kassel are also located here. The university library has its headquarters here with the campus library and five other libraries at other university locations. As a regional and Murhard library, it is also open to the regional public.

The Holländischer Platz campus is currently undergoing extensive expansion to the north. The Science Park start-up center is also located here.


  • "Holländischer Platz - University"
    Tram 1, 5; Regio-Tram RT1, RT4
  • "Katzensprung"
    Tram 3, 6 and 7
  • Alternative: Tram line 3, 4 or 7 to stop "Am Stern", change there to Tram 1 or 5 or walk the short distance to Holländischer Platz.

Kassel Wilhelmshöhe train station -> Holländischer Platz campus:

  • From Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe (train station) take Tram Line 1 in the direction of Holländische Straße/Vellmar to the stop "Holländischer Platz - Universität".