How to come to the Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures

The Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures is centrally located with easy transport links for fast and reliable travel. It is at the centre of Hamburg in the quarter Rotherbaum, right next to the Asien-Afrika-Institut, the main line train station Dammtor, next to the Congress Centrum Hamburg (CCH) and on the western edge of the Außenalster.

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Warburgstraße 26 on a larger map

Public transport with the HVV   City-Map of Hamburg


Hamburg Airport serves 114 destinations worldwide, with direct links to 52 European cities. It is located in the North of the city, with easy connections by airport buses, scheduled buses and taxis. Travel time from the airport to us is about 20-30 minutes.

Airport Hamburg


If you want to reach us by car please follow the signposts to the CCH. The signposts indicate the shortest route to the CCH, which has 900 parking spaces in its own underground car park. From the CCH it is only a few steps to us.


The Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures is directly linked with the ICE, IC and Interregio network of the Deutsche Bahn, with its own Intercity main line train station, Dammtor, just a few steps away.
Timetable of the Deutsche Bahn

Public Transport

The Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures is also easily accessible via public transport, linking it with the whole of the city area.

  • S-Bahn: Rapid transit lines S11, S21, S31 to Hamburg Dammtor

  • U-Bahn: Metro lines U1 to Stephansplatz or U2 to Gänsemarkt

  • Stadtbusse: City bus lines - 4, 5 and 109 to Dammtor or 112 to Stephansplatz

  • Schnellbusse: Rapid bus lines: 34 to Dammtor, 35 to Heinrich-Hertz-Turm or 36 to Stephansplatz

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