Distributed Systems

Contact

Image Credit: Jürgen Haacks / Uni Kiel

Adress

Visiting Address  Besucheradresse
Kiel University
Department of Computer Science   
Distributed Systems
Hermann-Rodewald-Str. 3
3rd Floor
D-24118 Kiel
Germany

Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Institut für Informatik
Verteilte Systeme
Hermann-Rodewald-Str. 3
3. Etage
D-24118 Kiel

Postal Adress Postadresse
Kiel University
Department of Computer Science   
Distributed Systems
Olshausenstr. 40
D-24098 Kiel
Germany
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Institut für Informatik
Verteilte Systeme
Olshausenstr. 40
D-24098 Kiel

 

How to reach us (by train, airplane, car and ferry), Hotels, and Map

By train: Kiel central railway station / "Kiel Hauptbahnhof"

  • Take a train to Kiel central railway station ("Kiel Hauptbahnhof").
  • From the train station
    • Bus: You will find the bus stop 'Kiel Hbf' directly in front of the central railway station in the street 'Sophienblatt'. If you arrived by the airport-shuttle bus "Kielius", you have to walk approximately 200 meters to the right around the central station. Take Busses 50, 60S, 81, or 91 to stop 'Universität' or 'Universität / Westring', see here for connections. The bueses leave from the A and B platforms (the same side of the street as the train station). You can buy a ticket from the bus driver, but the drivers take only cash. 
    • Taxi: will drive you to the university in about 10 minutes. Taxis are available outside of the train station, take the exit towards 'Raiffeisenstraße'. 

 

By car

  • Leave the motorways A7 at 'Bordesholmer Dreieck' and take the motorway A215 to Kiel. Take the exit 'Kiel-Mitte' and follow towards 'Universität' which will lead you on the bypass 'Olof-Palme-Damm' and later on the 'Westring'.
  • The university campus is at the intersection 'Westring/Olshausenstr'.
  • Parking is available, please see here for details.

 

By plane: Hamburg International Airport (code HAM, "Hamburg-Fuhlsbüttel")

You have many options:

  • The easiest way to Kiel from the airport Hamburg-Fuhlsbütte (and back) is the Kiel-Hamburg airport shuttle bus Kielius. It is a direct connection from Hamburg airport terminal 1 and 3/4 to Kiel central railway station and it is operated hourly. The ride takes about 90 minutes. Go on like 'by train'. You can buy tickets in the bus (cash only) or online (via their app or here)
  • You can go by By train, take the communter train to Hamburg main train station and from there to Kiel. Go on like 'by train'.
  • You can take KielExx, a shuttlebus with door to door service. Should be booked in advance. 
  • Taxis and other shuttle services also exist.

 

By ferry (Stenaline)

  • Take the ferry Stenaline to Kiel
  • From the ferry station
    • Bus: You will find the bus stop 'Schwedenkai' next to the ferry station. Take bus 91 to stop 'Universität' or 'Universität / Westring', see here for connections. Alternatively, you can walk to the bus stop 'Andreas Gyk Strasse' (5 minutes) and take buses ake Busses 50, 60S, 81 or 91 to stop 'Universität' or 'Universität / Westring', see here for connections. You can buy a ticket from the bus driver, but the drivers take only cash. 
    • Taxi: will drive you to the university in about 10 minutes. Taxis are usually available outside of the ferry station. 


Hotels

Close to campus you find "B&B Hotel Kiel-Wissenschaftspark". In addition, there are numerous hotels in the downton area of Kiel. For longer stays, we can arrange for one of the guesthouses of the university (needs to be booked several month ahead of the stay). Alternatively, Airbnb and related platforms are an option for longer stays. 

 

Location of our building and offices

  • Our offices are on the 3rd floor in building 'Hermann-Rodewald-Str. 3' (see map below). This building is located behind the white/blue tower block ("Hochhaus").