Public transport in the state Schleswig-Holstein is organized and coordinated by NAH.SH. For information about timetables and prices please visit their website or download their application for mobile devices.

NAH.SH website in English:

Rail bound public transport in Germany is mainly organized by the Deutsche Bahn.

Deutsche Bahn website in English:


In Kiel, there are two ferry lines to cross the Fjord and the Schwentine in Kiel:

Kiel is a great city to use a bicycle for transportation.

There are websites for bike sharing, where you can rent bikes with mobile applications.

If you stay for a longer period it might be useful to buy a bike; there a plenty of bike stores in Kiel that sell new and second-hand bicycles.

  • GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel

    Wischhofstraße 1-3
    D-24148 Kiel


  • More about science & research in Kiel and many other links related to work&life in Kiel are available via the  Wissenschaftsportal of the city of Kiel


The TOTAL E-QUALITY award is presented to GEOMAR for efforts in terms of human resource management aimed at providing equal opportunity.

More information in the TOTAL E-QUALITY award.