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. Guided tours are available from Monday to Friday.
We offer group tours; individuals can always join 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.

Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik
Ingrid Kaufmann
Boltzmannstraße 2
85748 Garching
Phone: +49 89 3299-2233
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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.

On September 23, 2023 we will haven “Tag der offenen Tür” in Greifswald. We cordially invite you to this open house. Please find further information here: Open house at IPP Greifswald

Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik
Teilinstitut Greifswald
Antje Lorenz
Wendelsteinstraße 1
17491 Greifswald
Phone: +49 3834 88-2614
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