MIAPbP is located on Garching's Research Center, one of the biggest and most modern centers for science and research in Europe. Exact address, geodata and directions can be found here.

The dedicated MIAPbP building is situated within the campus of the Max-Planck Institute for Plasma Physics (IPP). It offers everything for a successful and fruitful stay:

Seminar room

The seminar room is located on ground floor and offers space for about 45 people. A 4m long blackboard invites for black board presentations. A projector with HDMI and VGA connection can be used for electronic presentations. Wireless presenter and laser pointers are provided.

Desk space

Every participant get's office space assigned. Office sizes range from single offices to offices with five desks. Most of the offices are located in the MIAPbP building on the ground and upper floor. Some are found in the building of the Cluster of Excellence ORIGINS across the street. Please note that both buildings have no elevator.

Discussion room/living room

The MIAPbP living room is ideal for informal discussions and meetings.It's located on the upper floor of the MIAPbP building. The living room is equipped with two white boards and one black board. Three couches and some mobile seating elements allow you to arrange everything according to your needs. A mobile projector is available when needed. Furthermore, you'll find some material about Munich and Garching in the living room.


Next to the living room, the MIAPbP kitchen is located on the upper floor. There you will find coffee, pretzels, fruits and cookies during the day. It also provides basic kitchen equipment in case you want to cook or heat lunch/dinner. A more detailed description of the kitchen can be found here.

Rest rooms

The MIAPbP building offers a limited number of rest rooms in the basement. More rest rooms can be found on the groundfloor in the ORIGINS building across the street (northern exit) or the building adjacent to MIAPbP (southern exit)