Rudolf Schönheimer Institute of Biochemistry
Faculty of Medicine
Universität Leipzig

Johannisallee 30
04103 Leipzig

Secretariat: Kerstin Rückauer
Phone: +49 341 97 22 150
Fax: +49 341 97 22 159
E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


How to find us

By airplane

Next airport: Leipzig-Halle, ca. 18 km from Leipzig
There are regular operating trains from the airport to the mainstation (journey time 15 min).
Journey time by taxi: 35 min.

By train

You can take the InterCity or InterCityExpress to Leipzig. The main station is in the centre of Leipzig.

Travelling from Main Station to the Institute:

  • By car:
    Coming from „Willy-Brandt-Platz“ turn right into “Georgi-Ring”.
    Follow “Georgi-Ring” till “Augustusplatz”, then turn left into “Grimmaischer Steinweg”. Continue driving straightforward for ca. 2 km (Prager Straße) till “Ostplatz”, here turn right into “Johannisallee”. Among the street there are chargeable car parking places. Free car parking is possible at “Linnestraße”.


  • By public transportation:
    Coming from the Main Station get the tram 16 (direction Lößnig) to the stop “Johannisallee”. Go right and cross the traffic lights (Johannisallee). Follow the street for ca. 300m.You find the Institute on the left side of the street.


By car

Leipzig is accessible from the motorway A9 (Berlin-Nürnberg) or 14 (Halle-Dresden).

  • Travelling from airport to the city center
    Follow the Autobahn A14 in the direction Leipzig. Take the exit “Messegelände”
    Follow “Maximillian-Allee”, then drive straightforward till the end of “Berliner Straße” (ca. 7 km), here turn left into “Gerberstraße”. Turn left into “Willy-Brandt-Platz” (Main station), continue driving, then turn right into “Georgiring” (“Innenstadtring”).


Here you can find an overview about the facilities of the Faculty of Medicine (J = Institute of Biochemiestry in Max-Bürger-Forschungszentrum).