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Visitor address

Bautzner Landstrasse 400
01328 Dresden

Phone: +49 351 260 - 0

Postal address

P.O. Box 510119
01314 Dresden

Further information


About Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

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Research for the World of Tomorrow

The Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf is pursuing new insights that will allow us to maintain and improve all of our lives. That’s why the HZDR conducts research in the sectors Energy, Health and Matter. More
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Research Sites

In addition to its headquarters in Dresden, the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf has three other research sites: Leipzig, Freiberg, and Grenoble. A secondary site in Dresden is located at the university hospital. More
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The Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf is a registered, non-profit institution supported by the authorities of the Federal Government and the Free State of Saxony. Since 2011 the HZDR is a member of the Helmholtz Association. More
Foto: Schüler ab der fünften Klasse können im Schülerlabor DeltaX des HZDR experimentieren. ©Copyright: HZDR/André Forner

DeltaX School Lab

In order to inspire the next generation for science, the HZDR runs the DeltaX School Laboratory for students. It offers various activities for young people from grade five to secondary school levels. All activities are related to the HZDR research issues. Furthermore, we offer trainings for teachers. More
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Visitor Service

You have already heard about the HZDR and are now interested in visiting our research center? We are pleased to introduce visitors to our most interesting research areas. Visitor groups may also visit important research facilities and experimental instruments and listen to interesting lectures given by our scientists. More
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The headquarters of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf are located on the city bor­der in the east of Dresden. With directions and a detailed site map of our research cen­ter we provide you with essential ­information for your arrival. More
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HZDR Awards

Every year, the HZDR is honoring outstanding achievements with four HZDR Awards: The Research Award, the Technology and Innovation Award, the Award for Doctoral Candidates, and the Award for Scientific Communication. More
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Media Cen­ter

In our Media Center, you will find pictures, videos, audios, and animated films on the HZDR and on exciting research topics from the sectors Health, Energy, and Mat­ter as well as diverse HZDR logos. More
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Green Campus

At the HZDR headquarters a site development focused on sustainability aspects is pursued and progresses systematically since 2002. All renovation, construction and design measures conform to the "Green Campus" concept. More