Visitor Information


Chair of Political Economy at the Institute of Economics (ECON)

Visitor Address

Zähringerhaus (building 01.85), 4th floor

Fritz-Erler-Str. 1 – 3
Building 01.85
76133 Karlsruhe


How to reach us

By car coming from the A5:

Please leave the motorway A5 at the exit 45 „Karlsruhe-Mitte“ and then drive towards “Landau (Pfalz)/Karlsruhe”. Take the exit “Oststadt” and drive on the Ludwig-Erhard-Allee towards the city center. Turn right at the first big junction and drive northwards on Fritz-Erler-Straße. You can find our premises after 300m on the right side.

You can also use Google Maps to calculate the quickest route to our premises.


By public transport:

The train stop “Kronenplatz” is right in front of our building. You can get there directly from Karlsruhe central station via various lines (S1, S11, S4, S41, S51 and 2) in about 10 minutes.

Most of the lines leave the station approximately every ten minutes. Please note that due to a lot of construction works in Karlsruhe, lines and timetables of public transport might change. For more information please use the English homepage of the Karlsruhe Transport Authority KVV at


On your arrival:

Our offices are on the 4th floor above the EDEKA supermarket. The entrance is located under the pedestrian bridge next to the entrance to the parking garage “Parkhaus Kronenplatz”.