City of Science

The concentration of research facilities in Darmstadt is unusually high. In their diversity they represent very different areas of science. In the city, a technical university, two colleges and many public and private scientific and research institutions are located. Also in various companies in Darmstadt Darmstadt research is done and the results are converted into products and processes.

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Scientific insitutions

August Euler Airfield

August-Euler Flugplatz

In 1908, the aviation pioneer August Euler established Germany's first officially recognised airfield on the "Griesheimer Sand". The US army used the airfield for their helicopters between 1945 and 1992. A large part of...
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Flughafenstr.

64347 Griesheim


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Bauverein AG

bauverein AG

The Bauverein AG was founded in 1864 under the leadership of the chief steward Paul von Westerweller by a committee of Darmstadt citizens, with the aim of making affordable accomodation available to the working class....
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Siemensstr.20

64289 Darmstadt


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Center for Research in Security and Privacy – CRISP

Center for Research in Security and Privacy – CRISP

Since 2002, various research institutions in Darmstadt have combined their diverse IT security activities. The result is the Center for Research in Security and Privacy, CRISP, in which the TU Darmstadt with its profile...
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Mornewegstr.32

64293 Darmstadt


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darmstadtium - Science and Conference Centre

darmstadtium - Wissenschafts- und Kongresszentrum

Darmstadt's science and conference centre was built between 2005 and 2007 based on the plans of Talik Chalabi and Paul Schroeder and integrates parts of the old city walls. The complex offers a climate-friendly...
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Schlossgraben 1

64283 Darmstadt


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Kranichstein Tram Depot

Depot Kranichstein

In order to preserve their historic electric trams, HEAG mobilo built this depot on the occasion of their 100th anniversary in 2012. The collection of HEAG trams numbers about a dozen vehicles and can be visited on prior...
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Jägertorstr.155

64291 Darmstadt


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ESOC - European Space Operations Centre

ESOC - Europäisches Raumfahrtkontroll Zentrum

Darmstadt has been home to the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) since 1967, making the city Europe's "gateway to Space". All the spacecraft of the European Space Agency (ESA), as well as five ground stations, are...
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Robert-Bosch-Str.5

64293 Darmstadt


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Eumetsat

Eumetsat

The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) has had its headquarters in Darmstadt since 1986. From here, a system of meteorological satellites is operated, 24 hours a day, 365...
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Eumetsat Allee 1

64295 Darmstadt


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Protestant University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt

Evangelische Hochschule Darmstadt

The Evangelische Hochschule Darmstadt, an officially recognised university sponsored since 1971 by the Protestant Church in Hesse and Nassau, is located at the main station. Study programs provide qualifications for...
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Zweifalltorweg 12

64293 Darmstadt


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Evonik Industries AG

Evonik Industries AG

Evonik Evonik is one of the world's leading specialty chemicals companies. It roots reach back to the beginning of the German industrial society. In 1909 Dr. Otto Roehm laid the foundations for the site in Darmstadt. For...
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Kirschenallee

64293 Darmstadt


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Fraunhofer LBF

Fraunhofer-Institut für Betriebsfestigkeit und Systemzuverlässigkeit LBF

The scientific foundation for testing and evaluation of safety-relevant components such as car wheels, truck axles and rail vehicle bodies was laid in Darmstadt in the 1930s. Today, 500 staff from different disciplines...
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Bartningstr.47

64289 Darmstadt


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Science Route 4

The „Science Route 4“ informs you, on its way from Kranichstein to Griesheim, about the particularities of the various institutions and companies, from the particle accelerator to multimedia developments, aviation and space travel.