Contact & Location Details
Faculty 06: Psychology & Sport Sciences
Department of Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy
D-35394 Giessen, Germany
Fax: +49 (0) 641 / 99 - 26099
Office hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 8.00 - 12.00
Email Address for General Enquiries
Take the Highway/Motorway (A5) till the exit Fernwald, and then take the direction Gießen (B457) to the Gießener Ring (A485) in the direction of Frankfurt. At the interchange Gi.-Bergwerkswald, take the direction of Kassel / Marburg (A485) till the exit Schiffenberger Tal/Universität. From there take the Schiffenberger Weg in the direction of Zentrum (city center). Then at the third traffic light, turn right into the Rathenaustraße (opposite the Siemens-Building or the Toom-Markt). After about 400m, turn left into Otto-Behaghel-Straße and drive towards the Library/Canteen. Park in the last Parking zone directly before the sharp right turn. You will find yourself in front of building F (Faculty 06/Psychology).
Travelling by Train:
Gießen can be reached via the north/south connection between Kassel-Marburg-Frankfurt 1-2 times hourly. The connection from the west and northwest is somewhat slow through Siegen in the direction of Köln/Bonn or in the direction of Hagen/Ruhrgebiet. Train schedules of the Deutsche Bahn can be found online.
Travelling by Bus: Philosophikum I buildings can be reached using the Bus Line 10 from the Gießen train station. The stop to disembark at is Rathenaustraße. (The city plan can be found in the train station hall)
Travelling by Foot: It takes around 25 Minuten by foot from the Giessen train station to the Philosophikum I buildings.
Travelling by Taxi: The quickest route is via taxi. Inform the taxi driver that you would like to go the University in Philosophikum I on the Otto-Behaghel-Straße. Important and known buildings in the area are the University Library (Universitätsbibliothek) and the Main University Canteen (Hauptmensa).