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Directions to the CMR

Online maps

You can find the Center for Macroeconomic Research here.

You get an overview of the university's central position in the city map.

Further orientation in the campus maps, which include the builidngs´numbers within the intern guide system of the university.


Traveling by train

From Cologne Main Station

Take the Metro (U-Bahn) lines 16 or 18, four stops to "Barbarossaplatz".
Then take line 12, four stops to "Herthastraße".

Ticket machines are on the platform, as well as in the train itself. Note, the ticket machines only accept coins.
The ride lasts about 18 minutes. A taxi from the Cologne Main Station to the university costs about 15,- euro.

From station Köln Messe/Deutz (Cologne Fair)

Take the metro lines 1 or 7 to "Rudolfplatz" (four stops). Then, take line 12 to “Herthastraße” (six stops).
The ride lasts about 25 minutes.A taxi costs about 15,- euro.

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Arriving by plane

Arrival at the airport Cologne/Bonn (CGN)

Take the S-Bahn line S13 (drives every 20 minutes), a regional train (RE) or an IC/ICE to Cologne Main Station. The ride takes 15 minutes. To reach our department, look at the description of the arrival by metro and bus from Cologne Main Station above.

Watch out, some trains do not stop at Cologne Main Station but instead at "Köln Messe/Deutz" (Cologne Fair). Above you can also find the description of how to reach us from there by using public transport.

Further information 

A taxi from the airport costs about 40 Euros (20 kilometers).

Arrival at the airport Düsseldorf (DUS)

Take a regional train (e.g. RegionalExpress 1 or 5) or an IC/ICE to Cologne Main Station. The direct ride takes approximately 20 minutes.

Some trains do not stop at Cologne Main Station but instead at "Köln Messe/Deutz" (Cologne Fair), you can find the descriptions of how to reach our department from these stations above.

The whole ride may take about 65 minutes.

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Arrival at the airport Frankfurt (FRA)

Drive about one hour to Cologne Main Station by an IC/ICE.

Some trains do not stop at Cologne Main Station but instead at "Köln Messe/Deutz" (Cologne Fair), you can find the descriptions of how to reach our department from these stations above. The whole drive takes about 85 minutes (180 kilometers distance).

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