• University, Institute, and Contact

    The Palaeogenetic Group, led by Joachim Burger, forms part of the Institute of Organismic and Molecular Evolution (iomE) at the Faculty of Biology at the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz (JGU). It is is situated in the Anthropology building on the University Campus.

Postal Adress:
Palaeogenetics Group
Dr. Viviane Després
Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz
Anselm-Franz-von-Bentzel-Weg 7
D-55128 Mainz


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By Train
Mainz Central Station (“Mainz Hauptbahnhof” or “Mainz Hbf”) is right in the heart of the city. From here, it is a ten-minute ride by bus or taxi to reach the University Campus and the Anthropology building.
By Plane
From Frankfurt Airport, proceed to the regional train station and take the S8 train to Mainz Central Station (“Mainz Hauptbahnhof”). It’s then a ten-minute ride by bus or taxi to reach the University Campus.
By Bus
From Mainz main train station, take bus no. 57 to “Botanical Garden”. Alternatively, take tram no. 51 to “University”.

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