Your way to find us

Campus map

The University of Konstanz campus map provides you with orientation. The staff of the I-Point at the main entrance will be happy to assist you with directions. 

Campus map
Campus map

Building opening hours

Travel by vehicle

The destination address is: Universitaetsstrasse 10, 78464 Konstanz, GERMANY

From Stuttgart (180 km)

Autobahn A 81 (motorway) towards Singen. From exit "Kreuz Hegau" onwards, you will find signs for Konstanz. Once in Konstanz, follow the signs for “Universität”.

From Munich (220 km)

Autobahn A 96 (motorway) towards Lindau. In Lindau, take B 31 towards Meersburg. From Meersburg, take the vehicle ferry to Konstanz. Once in Konstanz, follow the signs for “Universität”

From Zurich (75 km)

Autobahn A7 (motorway) towards Kreuzlingen/Konstanz. After crossing the border into Germany, first follow the signs for “Mainau”. Then follow the signs for "Universität“.

You may park your vehicle for 1.50 Euro per day in one of the university parking lots - signs lead you to them. Further information regarding parking (location, hours, etc.).

Parking at Parkplatz Nord

Parking tickets

A new ticketing system for the Parkplatz Nord car park was introduced on 3 December 2018. The parking fee is € 1.50 per day for single entry/exit. If you need to enter and leave the car park more than once, you can purchase a two-euro day ticket to do so.

How to purchase a parking ticket:

  • When entering the car park, request your ticket by pushing the yellow button at the entrance barrier.
  • Use one of the pay machines in the car park to pay for your ticket before leaving (change is given). You can pay for your ticket using the following:
    • Coins (€ 0.10, € 0.20, € 0.50, € 1.00, € 2.00) and notes (€ 5, € 10, € 20)
    • Bank card and PIN number
    • You can request a receipt once you have paid for your ticket.
  • Please leave the car park immediately after paying for your ticket.

Further information about parking at the University of Konstanz is available on the Facility Management pages.

Towing

Above Parkplatz Nord there are reserved bus parking spaces. Any vehicles using these spaces without the university's red parking card will be towed. Towing fees run about € 180. If your vehicle was towed, please contact the I-Point at the university's main entrance to find out where you can reclaim it. Warning signs will be placed by these reserved parking spaces.

No vehicles may be parked anywhere on Eggerhaldestrasse, as indicated by the signs at the street entrance. Now and again, the city of Konstanz will patrol the street and have any vehicles parked there towed.

Parking at Parkplatz Ost and the sports facilities

Parking tickets

The Parkplatz Ost and sports facilities car parks are freely accessible. Once you have parked your car, please proceed to the ticket machines and purchase a one-day parking ticket for € 1.50.

You can also purchase a monthly parking ticket that is valid for 30 days. During this period, you are free to enter and leave the car park as you please.

How to purchase a parking ticket:

  1. Park your car in any available parking space.
  2. Use the ticket machine to pay for a ticket
  3. Enter your licence plate number into the ticket machine. For example: If your licence plate reads: S-KN 2018 => please enter: 2018
  4. Please pay the exact amount due: € 14,00. The machine does not give change.
  5. Request your printed ticket by pressing the green button.
  6. Place the ticket on top of your dash where it can be easily seen through the front window.

The old chip cards will no longer work in the ticket machines.

You may only park in the car parks if parking spaces are available. If there are none, you will need to park elsewhere, even if you have purchased a monthly parking ticket for the car park. Your monthly ticket is only valid for the car park where you purchased it. There is no guarantee that space will be available for you in the car park.

Further information about parking at the University of Konstanz is available on the Facility Management pages.

Parking at Parkhaus Süd

Parking tickets

  • When entering the car park, request your ticket by pushing the yellow button at the entrance barrier.
  • Use one of the pay machines in the car park to pay for your ticket before leaving (change is given). There are two pay machines in the entrance area on levels A and B. You can pay for your ticket using the following:
    • Coins (€ 0.10, € 0.20, € 0.50, € 1.00, € 2.00) and notes (€ 5, € 10, € 20)
    • Bank card and PIN number
    • Please note that you can no longer pay for your ticket using SMS & Park. The Parkplatz Ost and sports facilities car parks remain unaffected by these changes. You can continue to pay using the ticket machines or SMS & Park.
    • You can request a receipt once you have paid for your ticket.
  • Please leave the car park immediately after paying for your ticket.

Further information about parking at the University of Konstanz is available on the Facility Management pages.

Technical failure

If you experience problems using either or both of the two pay machines (locations: entrance area on levels A and B), please press the call button, which will connect you to PBW’s 24/7 control room. Both the pay machines and the entrance and exit terminals have call buttons.

Have you lost your ticket?

Please use the call button on the pay machine or the entrance and exit terminals to talk to the PBW team. They will issue a replacement ticket for you.

Travel by taxi

Please always keep an overview of taxi companies on hand at university events in case guests need a taxi on short notice. Taxi companies in and around Konstanz.


Travel by train

Train station destination: Hauptbahnhof Konstanz (main train station). In front of the train station you can take buses 9A and 9B directly to the main entrance of the university.

Travel by bus

Bus line 9A, 9B and 9C:

From, for example, the main train station.

Bus line 11:

From, for example, the bus stop at the Wollmatingen train station.

Bus line 4:

From, for example, the bus stop at the main train station, exit at the Egg bus stop. You can reach the university and the sport facilities by following the respective signs.

Bus schedules and connection information (in German). Individual bus tickets cost € 2.45 per person. Day tickets cost € 4.80 per person.

Travel by ferry

From Meersburg with the vehicle ferry to Konstanz. Bus line 11will take you directly to “Universität West”, just a few hundred metres from the main university entrance.

Alternatively you can take bus line 1 (bus stop is at the harbour) to the “Sternenplatz” stop. transfer to bus line 9A or 9B (please walk through the pedestrian tunnel to the other side of the street).

Travel by plane

Destination airport: Zürich (1 hour drive or 1.5 hours by train/bus to Konstanz) or Stuttgart (2.5 hours drive or 4.5 hours by train/bus to Konstanz).

We wish you a safe journey to Konstanz!