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Co-Location Centre Berlin
The Co-location Centre (CLC) is located on the campus of TU Berlin, in the heart of the city’s west – a hotspot where education, research and industry meets the German government.
The CLC takes up the entire 6th floor of the Telefunken Hochhaus and has number of offices with permanent workplaces and a large open space that can either be utilised as a venue for lectures and conferences, or be divided into up to four smaller meeting rooms.
There are videoconferencing systems to facilitate cross-node collaboration.
Arrival by airplane
From Tegel airport
Take bus X9 heading towards S+U-Bahnhof Zoologischer Garten and get off at U-Bahnhof Ernst-Reuter-Platz. This will take approximately 20 minutes.
From Schönefeld airport
Take the free shuttle bus to the S-Bahn station Flughafen Berlin-Schönefeld. From there, take the AirportExpress train (DB RE4 or DB RE5; heading towards Rathenow or Rostock (the AirportExpress departs approximately every 30 minutes).
Get off at the Zoologischer Garten station. Next, take the U-Bahn line U2 heading towards Ruhleben and get off at Ernst-Reuter-Platz. Together, it will take approximately 45 minutes.
Arrival by car
If you are travelling to Berlin by car, it is best to take the highway or Stadtautobahn. From the exit marked Kaiserdamm, it is approximately a 10-minute drive to Ernst-Reuter-Platz, depending on the traffic.
Arriving from the north via the A 111
Follow the A 111. This will automatically take you onto the A 100. Take the exit marked Kaiserdamm, and turn left into Knobelsdorffstraße. After crossing the Autobahn turn right into Sophie-Charlotten-Straße. Turn left into Kaiserdamm at the next traffic light. Follow Kaiserdamm / Bismarckstraße until you reach Ernst-Reuter-Platz.
Arriving from the south via the A 115 (Avus) or the A 100
If you are arriving via the A 115 (Avus), please continue to the intersection Dreieck Funkturm. From there, take the A 100 heading towards Hamburg. Take the exit marked Kaiserdamm, turn right into Knobelsdorffstraße and turn right again at the next traffic light into Sophie-Charlotten-Straße. At the next traffic light, turn left into Kaiserdamm. Follow Kaiserdamm / Bismarckstraße until you reach Ernst-Reuter-Platz.
There is always plenty of (metered) parking slots in Bismarckstraße. Parking in Otto-Suhr-Allee is free of charge, but it can be a little bit further from Ernst-Reuter Platz.
Arrival by train
Arriving at Berlin Hauptbahnhof railway station
Take the Bus No. 245 heading towards S+U Zoologischer Garten. Get off at bus stop Marchstraße. The bus departs every 10 minutes from Invalidenstraße (just north of the station) and the trip takes about 20 minutes.
We made a selection of hotels in the direct vicinity of our Co-location Centre. There are a few options just around the corner:
One option is Hotel Otto (Knesebeckstrasse 10). This is a colorful and modern hotel, with rooms starting at €80. Reservations online or under +49 30 54 71 00 80.
Another close hotel is Hotel Gates (Knesebeckstrasse 8-9), a slightly classical hotel. Rooms start at around €60. Telephone: +49 30 311 060.
An exciting option is about ten minutes by foot from the CLC: Hotel Excelsior (Hardenbergstrasse 14). Prices lay around €70 for a standard room. Telephone: +49 30 31 550.