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Telephone numbers

Our central switchboard numbers are as follows: Campus Benjamin Franklin 8445-0, Campus Charité Mitte and Campus Virchow-Klinikum 4505-0. 

All telephone numbers listed here comprise the direct dial number for Charité and the relevant extension number. For local calls to offices/staff on Campus Benjamin

Franklin, all telephone numbers start with '8445', followed by a four-digit extension number, e.g. 8445 1234.

All Campus Virchow-Klinikum and Campus Charité Mitte telephone numbers start with '450', followed by a six-digit extension number, e.g. 450 123456. 

For internal calls between different campuses, the extension numbers are used without the direct dial codes that normally precede them. The following internal dialing codes apply for calls between the different campuses: 

   • '98' for calls from Campus Charité Mitte and Campus Virchow-Klinikum to Campus Benjamin Franklin

    •'99' for calls from Campus Benjamin Franklin to Campus Charité Mitte and Campus Virchow-Klinikum 

For calls from within Germany, please use the '030' area code for Berlin. For calls from outside Germany, please use this as well as the international dialing code for Germany, i.e. '0049 30', followed by the desired Charité telephone number. 

For further information on making and receiving calls from your bedside, please refer to the information provided under TV & Telephones, or consult the information leaflets provided. You can also use public pay phones, which are available on all of the campuses.

Last change: 12/2019


Taxicabs can be booked at short notice and will arrive within a few minutes:

  • Campus Benjamin Franklin:
    t: +49 30 8445 3366
  • Campus Charité Mitte:
    t: +49 30 450 578 777
  • Campus Virchow-Klinikum:
    t: +49 30 450 573 348

On Campus Benjamin Franklin, taxicabs can be booked free of charge by using the dedicated and clearly marked telephone, which is situated inside the lobby at the northern end of the campus. Should you prefer to walk directly to the taxicab stand, please go to the taxicab stand on Klingenorstraße, which is accessible via the northern exit. 

On Charité Campus Mitte, the taxicab stand is situated on Luisenstraße, near Robert-Koch-Platz; on Campus Virchow-Klinikum, near the exit on Seestraße. Alternatively, you may wish to use the taxi stand outside the German Heart Institute Berlin (DHZB), which is situated near the exit Augustenburger Platz.

Last change: 12/2019

Travel & Transport

For information on how to get to the various campuses, please refer to our campus-specific pages. Click on the desired campus to get information on travel and transport:

 •   Campus Benjamin Franklin

 •   Charité Campus Buch

 •   Campus Charité Mitte

  •  Campus Virchow-Klinikum

Last change: 12/2019

TV and Telephone

TV, radio, telephone – no problem. All you need is a pre-paid smart card (requires deposit), which can be purchased from a pay station. At the end of your stay the pay station will reimburse any unused credit remaining on your smart card.

A pamphlet explaining the use of bedside telephones and the TV/radio system is available at each ward desk. Public telephones that accept pre-paid cards or coins are also available at each Campus. Please understand that the use of mobile phones is prohibited in many areas of the Charité. These areas are marked accordingly.

Last change: 12/2019