Contact and Directions

The German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) is located on the Alte Messe in Leipzig, a city known for its rich culture, excellent schools and beautiful surroundings.


German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig
Puschstrasse 4
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 9733105

Plan your route

Here you will find iDiv on Google Maps.

By plane

An airport express train (S5 and S5X) runs between Leipzig-Halle Airport and Leipzig Central Station every 30 minutes. Once you have reached Leipzig Central Station, take the tram to get to iDiv (see below).

A taxi from the airport to iDiv costs about 50 euros.

By train

You can easily reach Leipzig by train (ICE, Regio, S-Bahn). Once you have arrived at Leipzig Central Station, you can take the tram to iDiv. The tram stop is located directly in front of the main station building. The tram line 16 (direction “Lößnig”) leaves from platform B. You can buy a ticket (Leipzig, “Zone 110”) at the platform or in the tram (cash only). The trams run every 10 minutes and you can reach the stop “An den Tierkliniken” in less than 15 minutes. The iDiv building is located directly at the tram stop.

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