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Here you will find your individual contact person and an overview of all relevant first steps to take after your arrival.
About the guest house
The ‘Humboldt-Haus’ is an International Meeting Centre (IBZ) that is specially designed for scientists and their families. The guest house features 27 furnished apartments of various sizes and is surrounded by a large garden with a children’s playground and barbecue area.
In addition to the apartments, there is a library with a play area, a TV room, and a seminar room with a kitchenette that can be booked for events.
The apartments have a telephone and Internet connection (WiFi and LAN), which can be provided via the university network, and television sets.
There is a laundry room in the cellar, where you can use the washing machines and dryers.
A car park, bike racks and a bike shed can be found in the courtyard on the property.
Location and directions
The IBZ ‘Humboldt-Haus’ is located at Charlottenstraße 23 in the district of Jena-Ost. The local area has an Edeka supermarket, the Protestant Schiller Church with a small park, the ‘Schillerhof’ (restaurant and cinema) and the ‘Camsdorfer-Ufer’ (the banks of the River Saale).
Thanks to the Camsdorfer Bridge, the city centre and main university building are just a few minutes away on foot.
In the car: Take the B7, turn south-west onto Wenigenjenaer Ufer, then take the second left (Dammstraße); continue for around 300 m and then turn onto Charlottenstraße.
Via public transport: Take the bus line 14 or the tram line 2 to ‘Schlippenstraße’ and then continue for 10 minutes on foot.
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The beds come with a quilt and pillow.
When you move into your apartment, you will find one laundry set per person.
The set includes: 1 quilt cover 1 pillowcase 1 bedsheet 1 large towel 1 small towel
And the following for each apartment: 1 bath mat 1 tea towel
You can exchange this for a fresh set twice a month during the laundry service opening hours.
The laundry room is in House A opposite the office.