Research Institute for Sustainability
Berliner Strasse 130
Telephone +49 331-28822-300
Fax +49 331-28822-310
Mail: media [at] rifs-potsdam [dot] de (media[at]rifs-potsdam[dot]de)
In addition to the Kleist Villa at Berliner Straße 130, RIFS has an office building at Helmholtzstraße 5.
Travelling to Potsdam
We encourage visitors from Germany and mainland Europe to travel to the institute by train or other low-carbon mode of transport wherever possible. Details of train connections to Potsdam from locations in Germany and the rest of Europe can be found on the Deutsche Bahn website.
By train and public transport
From Berlin Hauptbahnhof
regional trains (RE/RB) in the direction of Magdeburg, Wustermark, Brandenburg or Golm (travel time to Potsdam Hauptbahnhof: 25 minutes)
suburban train S7 to Potsdam Hauptbahnhof (travel time: 38 minutes)
Visitors who do need to take the plane will probably arrive at Berlin BER airport. From there, they can take a regional train to Potsdam Hauptbahnhof.
From Potsdam Central Station to RIFS
Take Tram 93 in the direction of Glienicker Brücke and get out at the Schiffbauergasse/Berliner Straße stop, which is situated directly opposite the RIFS.