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Leibniz Universität Hannover
Forschungszentrum L3S
Appelstraße 9a
D – 30167 Hannover


Dr. Claudia Niederée
Managing Director

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Travelling by train

You arrive at Hannover main station. From there, take the subway one stop to “Kröpcke” (e.g. lines 3, 7, 9 in the direction of Wettbergen or Empelde).

From there by subway / tram

  • Take line 4 (direction Garbsen) or 5 (direction Stöcken) to the stop “Schneiderberg / Wilhelm-Busch-Museum” (directly after the stop “Universität”). Then follow the street “Schneiderberg” to “Appelstraße”.


  • Take lines 6 or 11 to the stop “Strangriede”. Then walk along “An der Strangriede”, turn left into “Schneiderberg” and finally turn right into “Appelstraße”.


From the city centre, follow the signs for Herrenhausen or Universität. Appelstraße is located between the university campus at Welfengarten and the Nordstadtkrankenhaus (North City Hospital) and can be reached from Nienburger Straße and from Haltenhoffstraße via Schneiderberg. Parking is available near to the L3S building at Appelstaße.


From Hanover airport, by taxi (approx. 30 minutes) or by the suburban train line S5 or bus line 471 to Hanover Central Station (Hannover Hauptbahnhof). From there, see the above section on travelling by train.