CentreContact and Directions


Karl Jaspers Centre for Advanced Transcultural Studies
Voßstraße 2, Building 4400
D - 69115 Heidelberg

Phone +49 (0) 6221 54 4005
E-Mail: info@hcts.uni-heidelberg.de

Map Campus Bergheim Selection


The Karl Jaspers Centre is located on Campus Bergheim at the heart of Heidelberg – only a 10-minute drive from Heidelberg main station and a 5-minute walk from "Bismarckplatz", the central intersection of Heidelberg.

By car

Coming from the A 5, change to A 656 to Heidelberg at motorway junction Heidelberg. Coming from the A 6, change to A 656 at motorway junction Mannheim. Coming from the Autobahn, drive straight ahead and follow Bergheimer Straße. On your left side you will see the branch office of the Karl Jaspers Centre. Turn left into Thibautstraße and then right into Voßstraße. You can see the main building of the Karl Jaspers Centre at the end of the street on the left side.   
Coming from the direction of Neckargemünd, drive along the southern shore of the river Neckar, then follow Neckarstaden towards Zentrum and Bismarckplatz. Having passed Bismarckplatz, turn right into Bergheimer Straße. Then turn right two times into Thibautstraße and Voßstraße.  

By public transport

At Heidelberg Mainstation, take bus lines 32, 33, 34, 735 or cable car lines 5 or 21 to “Altes Hallenbad” or “Bismarckplatz” respectively. From there, walk 3-4 minutes to Karl Jaspers Centre on Voßstraße 2.  


Heidelberg can be reached via the Deutsche Bahn intercity connections and regional trains.


The nearest airport is located in Mannheim. This regional airport is connected with Berlin and Hamburg. From the airport, take tram number 5 to get to Heidelberg. 
The nearest international airports are Frankfurt and Stuttgart. Upon arrival there, use the train to reach Heidelberg.