Max Planck Institute for Informatics

The MPI-INF is building E1 4 on Saarland University’s campus in Saarbrücken. The surroundings are very green, as the campus is situated in an area of forest between Saarbrücken and Dudweiler.

Map of the area

Find the MPI-INF on the campus map

Max Planck Institute for Informatics
Campus E1 4, R. 115 B
66123 Saarbrücken

Telephone: +49 681 9325 0
Fax: +49 681 9325 719

Website: http://www.mpi-inf.mpg.de/


Saarland University was founded in 1948. Currently it has 17,300 students and 6 different faculties:

For more information visit the University’s website.


The city of Saarbrücken is the capital of the federal state of Saarland. Saarbrücken has about 176,000 inhabitants and is located in the South West of Germany on the border to France.

The city’s official homepage: www.saarbruecken.de

or check out www.meinestadt.de (in German) for an event calendar.

A web cam in Saarbrücken can be found here.


Saarland is one of Germany’s 16 federal states. This rather small state (about 1.0 million inhabitants on 2,570.16 square km) is situated between Lorraine (France), Luxemburg and Rhineland-Palatinate. It’s landscape is shaped by forests and agriculture. Thirty years ago, Saarland was still a region of coal mines and steel mills, but today the main economic focus is on new technologies, commerce and services.

General information on Saarland (in English)

or visit Saarland’s official website (in German) for information on government, economics, culture, history etc.

Here you can find tourist information.


Check the climate in the Saarbrücken area. Choose “Saarbrücken” from the bar on the left (in German). For an overview in English click here: German climate

If you couldn’t find what you were looking for here, please take a look at our Living in Saarbrücken page for detailed information, short trips and events, living costs etc.