European Center (Heidelberg)

The European Center was opened in May 2014 within the historical “Student Prison” (Studentenkarzer), a popular tourist building located in the back of Heidelberg University’s Old University Building.

Please contact us in advance when you visit the office.

Kyoto University European Center
Augustinergasse 2
69117 Heidelberg, Germany

(+49) (0)6221 54 30034

E-Mail address
info_eu[at] or via contact form


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From Frankfurt Airport to Heidelberg

1. Train (approx. 1h)
Frankfurt Airport Station (Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf) – change at Mannheim Hbf – Heidelberg Hbf
Deutsche Bahn timetable

2. TLS (Transfer & Limousine Service) (reservation necessary, approx. 1h)
MEETING-POINT at Frankfurt Airport Terminal 1 Hall B or Terminal 2 Hall E)for Heidelberg (Inner City).
We advise you to make a reservation at least 2 days in advance.
TLS information and reservation

 3. Lufthansa Airport Shuttle (direct)
Direct shuttle buses operate every 1-2 hours.
Lufthansa Airport Shuttle timetable
4. Flixbus
Low cost bus travel service with connections to many (major) city in Europe. Frankfurt Airport (P36, Terminal 1) – Heidelberg main station (from 10 Euro, approx. 1 hour). 


From Heidelberg Central Station to Heidelberg University and Kyoto University European Center Heidelberg Office

Bus No. 32 to the Universitätsplatz (approx. 20 mins)
2 mins walk from bus stop “Universitätsplatz”  to the Student Prison.


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