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Administrative Matters

Dr. rer. nat. Johannes Knorr

Annika Kern

  • Job title: Secretary/Assistance
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-25858
  • Fax number: +49 9131 85-25851
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Applications for PhD Positions

Dipl.-Ing. Joana Stümpfig Barrinho

  • Job title: International Students' Advisor
  • Phone number: +49 9131 85-25855
  • Email:

Dr. Jürgen Großmann

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How to Find Us

Advanced Optical Technologies
Paul-Gordan-Str. 6
91052 Erlangen

By Public Transport

Continuous IC connections from direction “Berlin/Leipzig” and “München” to “Erlangen” or from all other directions connections to “Nürnberg Hbf” (central train station), changing there to “Erlangen”.

At railway station “Erlangen” you have two options for public transport:

  • From the square “Hugenottenplatz” (one-minute foot walk towards east) with bus 284 (direction “Sieglitzhof Eskilstunastraße”) until bus stop “Berufsschulzentrum”. Short footpath: Take the passageway through at the right side of the shop “Der Beck” which is at the bus stop, cross the “Artilleriestrasse”, take the footpath past the restaurant “Unicum” and cross the lawn. After the “horse behind glass” go to the left and follow the path. You are heading directly SAOT/MAOT.
  • From the square “Hugenottenplatz” (one-minute foot walk towards east) with bus 294 (direction “Sieglitzhof Eskilstunastraße”) until bus stop “Doris-Ruppenstein-Straße”. Short footpath: Cross the street and turn to the right. About 400 meter straight ahead. To the left in the “Paul-Gordan-Straße”. After about 200 meter the entrance door to MAOT/SAOT is at the right side.

By Plane

From the airport “Nürnberg” take

  • either bus no. 32 until “Nürnberg-Thon”, change to bus no. 30 or 30 E in direction “Erlangen-Hugenottenplatz” (terminus), continue as described in”public transport” from the train station in “Erlangen”.
  • or take underground line 2 to “Nürnberg-Hauptbahnhof”, change to train to “Erlangen” and continue as described in “public transport” from the train station in “Erlangen”.

By Car

  • A 73 coming from Bamberg:
    Take exit “Erlangen-Mitte” and then stay on this multi-lane road (“Werner-v.-Siemens-Strasse”) at the first traffic light after the OMV petrol station, turn to the right (“Henkestrasse”); at the second traffic light (t-junction), turn left and then take the first street to the right (“Artilleriestrasse”). At the second crossroad, turn right (in direction “Handelshof”) and then immediately to the left (after 20m) onto the university campus (“Röthelheim-Campus”). Drive straight ahead for about 200 m. Before you crash into a house follow the street at the right. After 20 m park on the right side and find SAOT/MAOT after additonal 20 m on the left side.
  • A 3 from direction “Frankfurt/Würzburg” or A 3 from direction “München/Regensburg” or “Heilbronn”, or from “Nürnberg” (via B 4) Exit “Tennenlohe”:
    Onto B 4 in direction “Erlangen”; after 2 km leave this road and take direction “Gräfenberg”; stay on the same road (“Kurt-Schumacher-Strasse”) for about 4 km. Go straight ahead at the roundabout at “Obi” and turn to the left into the “Röthelheim-Allee” at the first traffic light. The Paul-Gordan-Str. goes off to the right after about 400m. Drive straight ahead for about 300 m. When you see a big parking space on the left side, park your car. Walk 20 m back in the direction you came from and you find MAOT/SAOT on the left side.