Contact and directions


Management team

Information about the head of the institute and the board of management can be found here.


Jobs and careers

If you’re looking to help shape the future then look no further. We value your experience and count on your expertise. With our many institutes and areas of activity, we can offer you attractive challenges in a range of demanding posts.


Press and media

Are you looking for the right expert to talk to about our research? Or perhaps you’re looking for photos or more information about our events and attendance at trade fairs? If so, please contact our PR team.

How to find us

Fraunhofer IAO
Nobelstraße 12,
70569 Stuttgart

By S-bahn (suburban rail)

From Stuttgart main station or the airport, take S-Bahn (suburban rail) line S1, S2 or S3 in the direction of Vaihingen as far as the stop “Universität“ (university). Follow the exit sign “Wohngebiet Schranne / Endelbang“. From here it is a 15 minute walk to the institute (about 900 m). Alternatively, take the bus line 84, 91, 92, 746, 747, 748 or 749 as far as the stop “Nobelstrasse“.

By car

Arriving on the A 8 Autobahn from the direction of Karlsruhe or Munich, when you reach the Stuttgart interchange (Autobahnkreuz Stuttgart), turn onto the A 81 / A 381 following the signs to Stuttgart-Zentrum (city center). Continue to the exit “Universität“ (university), then turn left at the traffic lights into Universitätstrasse, which leads into Nobelstrasse about 120 m later. The entrance to the Institute Center is on the right, just beyond the “Nobelstrasse“ bus stop. Parking is available in the Institute Center’s parking garage.


From the airport to the Institute Center approximately 13 km (15 min.). From Stuttgart main station approx. 12 km (15 min.).

Our GPS coordinates (WGS 84)
N 48º 44' 24"
E009º 05' 56"