Campus Overview

Athene-Bistro Bistro in our building where you can buy snacks (cakes, sandwiches, paninis) during the day, open only until 4pm (Friday 3pm) and only during lecture time.

S202 - Computer science building. Our offices are at the 2nd and 3rd floor.

S103 - Altes Haupgebäude (old main building) with our labs in the basement.

S111 - Mensa (student cantine), meal plan (german only) is available here.

S120 - University library with the bistro lesbar.

zwanziggrad - Do-it-yourself bike repair shop where you can fix your bike for free (but of course donations are very welcome), they also have second-hand replacement parts. There are some experienced people to help you.
Karolinenplatz 5, 64283 Darmstadt facebook

TU maps: S1 and S2 (german only)

Evening food for late night working

lesbar - Bistro in the university library, serves sandwiches, cake and a small variety of warm food (in theory until 10pm, but often it is pretty sold out around 7pm already, especially during exam phases in summer and winter).
Magdalenenstraße 8, 64289 Darmstadt

vending machine - In the computer pool in the basement of S202, there is a vending machine with sweets and coca cola.

Hobbit - Pub close to university, serves pizza and some salads. Food can be pre-ordered via phone.
Lauteschlägerstraße 3, 64289 Darmstadt

Gemüsedöner - Döner place serving vegetarian döner as well as chicken meat döner in Berlin's vegetable döner fashion.
Luisenstraße 4, 64283 Darmstadt

IAS Events

Lab Lunch - Usually on Mondays we go for a lab lunch together to discuss IAS interna. Lab meeting notes can be found here? (only after login).

Oberseminar - Weekly talks from our students, postdocs and guests, usually on Thursdays at 13:30.


Opening hours - Stores are usually open between 10am and 6pm, most even until 7pm or 8pm. Grocery stores are usually open from 7am or 8am until 8pm, rewe is open until 10pm. Common supermarket chains are: Aldi, rewe, Penny, tegut. Stores are closed on Sundays and public holidays!
Late night rewe (grocery store) open until midnight: Heinrichstraße 52, 64283 Darmstadt
Sunday (not public holiday) emergency grocery store is rewe in the Hauptbahnhof (main train station): Europaplatz 4 2, 64293 Darmstadt
Public holidays:

Check out the guide for Darmstadt if you want to explore the city.

Read more on how to move to Darmstadt in case you are staying longer: Start at TU? (only with login)