Visitors Center Garching

Guided tours at IPP

Visitors by appointment are most welcome to the Max Planck Institute for Plasma Physics in Garching and Greifswald. Tours are available from Monday to Friday to both groups and individuals, who are then assigned to a group.

Tours last approximately two hours and are free of charge. Please book your visit in good time by phone or in writing.

IPP Garching (near Munich)

Tours of the institute in Garching start with an introduction to the principles of fusion research. Then the ASDEX Upgrade fusion device, the pulse generators for powering the device as well as an exhibition on fusion research in the visitor centre can be visited.

At IPP Garching guided tours are fully booked until the end of August this year.

Please book your visit with:

Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik
Ms I. Kaufmann
Boltzmannstraße 2
D-85748 Garching

Phone: +49 89 3299-2233
E Mail:

IPP Greifswald

At IPP Branch Institute Greifswald you will get an introduction to fusion, plasma, tokamaks and stellarators and the large Wendelstein 7-X fusion device is shown.

Please note that we do not offer guided tours on the following days: 31 May 2019, 15 August 2019, 4 October 2019, 31 October 2019 und 1 November 2019.

Please book your visit with:

Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik
Teilinstitut Greifswald
Ms A. Lorenz
Wendelsteinstraße 1
D-17491 Greifswald

Phone: +49 3834 88-2614
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