The history of Charité...
The history of the Charité dates back to the year 1710. At that time the plague posed an imminent threat, and King Frederick I of Prussia had a quarantine hospital built outside the city gates. After the plague spared the city, the building was used during the next 17 years as a hospice for destitute old people, a workhouse for beggars, and a maternity home for unmarried mothers.History of Campus Charité Mitte
There are two location maps to help find your way around Campus Charité Mitte and the surrounding area: a campus map and a local area map. Once inside the buildings, please follow the directional signage provided.
Please note: The campus uses its own system of campus addresses (e.g. Virchowweg 10). These are represented by numbers on the location map. Please use the map key to identify the Departments and Institutes you are looking for.
Entrances to the campus are marked with letters of the alphabet:
A - Main Entrance Charitéplatz 1 (for pedestrians, cars, and deliveries)
B - Labor Ward / Luisenstraße 65
C - Entrance Outpatient Services / Luisenstraße 13 (open Mondays to Fridays 6:00 am to 8:00 pm)
D - Entrance to the main campus/Luisenstraße 9 (for pedestrians only).
E - Entrance Hannoversche Straße 11
F - Entrance to the 'Oscar Hertwig and Wilhelm Waldeyer Building' (pedestrians only; open Mondays to Fridays 6:00 am to 10:00 pm)
Please consult the area map to find out how to find our Campus in Berlin Mitte, and how to get here by public transport.
Location map - map key
The campus uses its own system of campus addresses (e.g. Virchowweg 10). These are represented by numbers on the location map. Please use the map key to identify the Departments and Institutes you are looking for.
Public parking on the campus is very limited and reserved for those persons who are bringing a patient directly to a clinical appointment.
Disabled parking is designated on the campus and along Luisenstraße.
On-site parking is chargeable.
If you are unable to find suitable parking on the campus Mitte (see map), use the public parking garage at Luisenstraße or Hannoversche Straße 11.
Accommodations for patients, relatives, meeting participants, and other visitors is available at nearby guest houses or hotels:
Since there is no guest housing directly on the campus, please contact the Guest Housing Services of the Humboldt-Universität regarding nearby housing.