Università a Düsseldorf, Germany · Stadtbezirk 3
Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf is one of the younger higher education institutions in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia – founded in 1965. Since 1988 the university has carried the name of one of the city’s finest sons. Today around 30,000 students study at a modern campus under conditions ideally suited to academic life.
HOW TO REACH
Arriving by plane
Düsseldorf Rhine-Ruhr airport is one of the biggest in Europe. There is a good connection to the main station by city train (S-Bahn) and from there to the university by tram (line U79 to the final stop “Uni-Ost / Botanischer Garten”= University east / botanical garden).
Arriving by train
Düsseldorf main station is connected to all international long-distance train routes. Both the U79 and the 704 tram go from there directly to the university. The final stop on line U79 is “Uni-Ost / Botanischer Garten” = University east / botanical garden, on line 704 “Uni-Nord / Christophstraße” = University north / Christophstreet (marked in the Map HHU campus and UKD). Travel time from the station is around 10 or 20 minutes.
The stop “Uni-Ost / Botanischer Garten” = University east / botanical garden can also be reached by line U73.
Arriving by bus
The university is on the route of the following buses: 735, 827, 835 and 836. If you take the 735 or 827 you can get off at “Universität Mensa” (University canteen), “Universität Mitte” (University centre) or “Universität Süd” (University south). If you take the 835 or 836 you can get off at “Universität West” (University west), “Universität Mitte” (University centre) or “Universität Süd” (University south).
Arriving by car
from the East
The university is best reached from Hildener Kreuz (Hilden junction) (A 3 / A 46) via Düsseldorf-Süd junction (Düsseldorf south) (A 46). Leave the A 46 in the tunnel (exit Zentrum / Universität = centre / university). Turn left at the first at the first traffic lights into Universitätsstrasse which runs through the campus.
from the West
The university is best reached from Neuss-Süd junction where the A 46 and A 57 merge. After the Fleher Rhine bridge take the exit Bilk / Zentrum / Hafen / Benrath (Bilk / centre / harbour / Benrath). Stay in the right-hand lane and follow the signs to Benrath / Universität (Benrath / university).
from the city centre
The university is best reached via Corneliusstraße, then Witzelstraße (follow the signs for the A46 and Wuppertal), and then turn right into Universitätsstrasse.