Wilhelm-Ostwald-Institute for Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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Working groups

Institute at a glance

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Staff at the institute

Overview on staff at the institute and the working groups

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History

Physical Chemistry in Leipzig and beyond is strongly connected with the name Wilhelm Ostwald. Together with Svante Arrhenius, Jacobus Henricus van’t Hoff and Walter Nernst he founded the field of Physical Chemistry.

Contact and Arrival

Postal Adress

Wilhelm Ostwald Institut of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

Wilhelm-Oswald-Insitut
Linnéstraße 2
04103 Leipzig

Head: Prof. Dr. Reinhard Denecke

Phone: +49 341 97-36500
Fax: +49 341 97-36399

Arrival by train
Comingfrom the main station(“Hauptbahnhof”):

  • Tramline16 in direction”Lößnig“, all10 minutes, get out at the 4thstop (“Johannisallee“)
  • Tramline15 in direction“Meusdorf“, all10 minutes, get out at the 4th stop (“Ostplatz“)
    Take the “Johannisallee“ or a way through the park “Friedenspark”right to the“Linnéstraße”

Arrival by flight
Coming from the airport (“FlughafenLeipzig/Halle“):

  • by trainS3/5 to Bayerischer Bahnhof (ca. 15 min) and further by Tram 2/16 to Johannisallee
  • by taxi (ca. 40 €)

Travel by car
Coming from the north:

  • Change from autobahn "A9” at “Schkeuditzer Kreuz“ to autobahn “A14”i n direction “Dresden/Leipzig”
  • Change at autobahn exit ramp number23 (“Leipzig-Mitte”) to federal road“B2” in direction“Leipzig”and follow the street for about 9 km
  • Turn right at “Ostplatz”into“Johannisallee”and after about200 m turn half left into “Linnéstraße”

Coming from the south:

  • Change from autobahn“A9”at “Kreuz Rippachtal” to autobahn “A38”in direction “Leipzig-Süd”
  • Change at autobahn exit ramp number32 (“Leipzig-Südost”) to state road “S242”in direction“Leipzig”and follow the street for about 5 km
  • After you see a large „double-M“ at the left-hand site, turn left into“Philipp-Rosenthal-Straße”
  • Turn right after about 800 m into “Linnéstraße”

Parking slots are available along the “Linnéstraße”