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

Technical University Darmstadt

Technische Universität Darmstadt

The Higher Vocational School, founded in 1836, became the Technical High School in 1877 and is, since 1997, a Technical University (TU). The first professorship world-wide for electrical engineering was established in...
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Karolinenplatz 5

64289 Darmstadt


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Technology and Innovation Centre (TIZ)

Technologie und Innovationszentrum TIZ

The "Technologie und Innovationszentrum" (TIZ) is operated by the "Innovationsgesellschaft Darmstadt" and is a centre for all who are interested in establishing and building businesses with a technical focus.
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Robert-Bosch-Str.7

64293 Darmstadt


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Technology Centre Rhein Main

Technologiezentrum Rhein Main Deutsche Telekom AG

The FTZ - the “Fernmeldetechnisches Zentralamt der Bundespost” (central telecommunications office of the Federal Post Office) was located in Darmstadt from 1949. Until the end of the 1980s, its purpose was the...
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Address

Deutsche-Telekom-Allee

64295 Darmstadt

Messel Pit World Heritage Site

Welterbe Grube Messel

In 1995, the Messel pit was the first German natural monument in the list of the UNESCO World Heritage sites. It provides a unique insight into the early evolution of mammals and documents the development of the Earth 48...
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Roßdörfer Str.108

64409 Messel


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Scientific Book Club (Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft WBG)

Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft WBG

The WBG is the largest book club for non-fiction and specialist books in Europe, with its own publishing house, newspapers and the series of events "AbendLese“. The WBG offers 6000 books and 1800 eBooks from around 20...
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Hindenburgstr. 40

64295 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.