Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Travel information

Travel information


  • by plane: closest airport is Nuremberg (NUE); after arrival either choose taxi or public transport (bus or train)
  • by train: get off the train at Erlangen Central Station, then choose taxi or public transport (bus)
  • by bus:
  • by car:

    • A3 Wuerzburg - Nuermberg (national highway)
    • A73 Nuremberg - Bamberg (national highway)


    • Leave the A73 at departure 32 Erlangen Central and on stay on Werner-von-Siemens-Straße
    • Turn right into Henkestraße
    • Turn left into Hartmannstraße
    • Turn right into Drausnickstraße; follow Drausnickstraße to Buckenhof
    • Drausnickstraße becomes Gräfenberger Straße; follow Gräfenberger Straße to Uttenreuth
    • Gräfenberger Straße becomes Erlanger Straße
    • Turn right into Marloffsteiner Straße
    • You find the venue "Schwarzer Adler" after about 200 meter on the left hand side.




SAOT provides an interdisciplinary research and education program of excellence within a broad international network of distinguished experts to promote innovation and leadership in the areas

Optical Metrology
Optical Material Processing
Optics in Medicine
Optics in Communication and Information Technology
Optical Materials and Systems
and Computational Optics.