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Visit Forschungszentrum Jülich

Forschungszentrum Jülich is open to everyone. We would like to invite you to take part in one of our tours free of charge. Specialist knowledge is not required. Please use the online form to contact the Visitor Service team and arrange a date.

We organize tours for groups of at least ten participants. Larger groups will be split up. The maximum number of participants is 40. Groups of senior school students are also welcome to participate in a tour. Groups of younger school students should contact the JuLab Schools Laboratory.

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New: Health tour

Learn all about the highlights of Jülich health and brain research. Find out which research approaches are used at Jülich to study the brain, which large-scale equipment is used for this purpose, and which benefits can be obtained for humankind.


Sustainability tour "Energy and Climate"

Discover our sustainable research and green campus by bike. Our five-kilometre sustainability tour entitled “Energy and Climate” will give you insights into energy and climate research at Forschungszentrum Jülich.

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Programme for General Tours

  • When you have arrived at Forschungszentrum Jülich, a scientist will give you an overview of our institution and the research topics we cover. You will have the opportunity to ask questions or discuss current research topics.
  • During a bus tour, you will then get to know our two-square-kilometre campus with its institutes and large-scale equipment.
  • A visit to one of our laboratories gives you an insight into our current research. Here, you will get to know the workplaces, research objectives, and methods used in the respective research area.

Thematic Priorities for General Tours

Please select a research area. We will try to arrange the programme for your visit accordingly.

Solarzelle: Heißer Draht

Energy and Environment

Forschungszentrum Jülich is developing environmentally friendly ways of converting and storing energy in the 21st century and investigates how ecosystems can be utilized in a way that is both sustainable and environmentally compatible.

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Festplatte mit Lesekopf

Information Technology

Technology for the computer storage of tomorrow: this is what Jülich spintronics experts and nanotechnologists are working on. The discovery of the GMR effect by Peter Grünberg, which made even better space-saving data carriers possible, secured the Nobel Prize in Physics for Jülich in 2007.

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Streumethodenexperiment

Key Technologies

Supercomputing, neutron research, electron microscopy: these research areas are key enabling technologies that make groundbreaking discoveries possible in other scientific disciplines.

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Das 'Schweizer Taschenmesser' der Nanoelektronik

Scientific Infrastructure

Cutting-edge research is only possible with the support of an equally excellent scientific infrastructure. Unique devices and instruments are developed and built for international large-scale research at Jülich or with expertise from Jülich.

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Contact

Thomas Bierschenk
Tel: +49 2461 61-9366
Email: besucher_uk@fz-juelich.de

Frequently Asked Questions

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Questions on the Tour by Bike

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Registration for General Tour

Do you already have a specific date in mind? Please use the online form to send us your registration. to the online form: Registration for General Tour …

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