Guest rooms and apartments

Guest rooms and apartments

The guest rooms and apartments are situated on the Institute's premises, above the library. The MPI for the Science of Human History was built in a park-like garden, approximately 15-20 minutes from the train stations Jena Paradies and Jena West.

Features and Fees

The MPI for the Science of Human History has 8 guest rooms and apartments, comprising three single rooms (24 m²), four double rooms with separate living area, bedroom and a small kitchenette (40 m²), as well as one guest apartment with separate kitchen, living area and bedroom (50 m²).

Like all of the Institute´s buildings, the guest house is a non-smoking area.


 Price per night

 Price per week
 (up to 7 days)

 Price per month
  (up to 30/31 days)

 Single room

 25,00 €

 120,00 €

 310,00 €

 Double room
 (for 1 or 2 persons)

 35,00 €

 150,00 €

 400,00 €

 (for 1 or 2 persons)

 40,00 €

 180,00 €

 480,00 €

The rooms can be equipped with an additional bed for an additional fee of 5 Euro per night. All prices include tax (7%), cleaning, linen change, energy and water costs and common kitchen use.

Room amenities and service

All apartments are equipped with a shower/toilet, radio and an alarm clock; towels and bed linen will be provided. Guest rooms are cleaned once a week, including linen change. A laundry room is located in Room U10 of the basement and has both a washing machine and a laundry dryer. Guests can use them for free. Some German newspapers are available in the library. (Opening hours of the reception desk: Monday – Thursday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Friday 8:30 am – 4:00 pm).

A fully equipped guest kitchen (with flat screen TV) can be found on the first floor of the guest area in Room 129. This kitchen can be opened with the guest room key. Please notice: We do not currently have a cafeteria at the institute and kindly advise you to provide for your meals and breakfast yourself. There is the option to order lunch from the institute's catering service, however. If you are interested, please contact the department secretaries for more information.

Internet access

If you bring your own notebook: During your stay, you can access the internet with your notebook by using a 10 or 100 Mbit Ethernet-card or –port. Wireless access is also available. Further information can be found in the guest folder provided in the rooms. For further questions please contact the IT department, Thomas Brückner (Tel. -911).

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