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BFS Building

Architects Behles & Jochimsen, Berlin
Size Main usable area 12.100 square meters, about 1000 rooms
Opening ceremony with the Minister-President of the State of Hesse, Volker Bouffier, on 21st May 2012
Staff Ca.  300 Personen

Public area

The ground floor accomodates

  • teaching and learning facilities
  • the cafeteria BioMediCa
  • the entrance to the research area

Research area

Research facilities are located on the 3 upper floors, with 6 major Research Institutes and several independent basic and clinical research groups occupying laboratory and office space in the outer parts of the colourfully decorated wings of the building, while the inner parts of the wings mainly accommodate research equipment and technical infrastructure. The communication between the different institutions in the building is facilitated by bridges that connect the different wings across the spacious atrium in the centre of the building.


 The five colourful wings of the BFS.


The building also offers spectacular views inside.