Institute of

Baltic Sea Fisheries

How to find us


The Thünen Insitute for Baltic Sea Fisheries is located in Rostock (Alter Hafen Süd 2, Tel.: +49 381 8116 101).

How to find us (pdf)

Travelling by car

From the east and the west, take the Autobahn A 20 Lübeck-Szczecin, from the south the Autobahn A 19 Berlin-Rostock. Exit Rostock-West towards Warnemünde (B 103n). After passing the Schutow junction (B 105 overpass) turn right at the second light into the Schmarler Damm towards the Fischereihafen. After the railroad overpass turn right into the Marieneher Straße. After the pedestrian bridge with the sign “Fischereihafen" turn left into the "Alter Hafen Süd" street. The institute is located at the end of the street.

Travelling by train

Main train station Rostock, transfer to the tram towards Warnemünde und exit at the Marienehe Station (4th Station, about 10 minutes). The walk to the institute requires about seven minutes.

  • Travel Information for the German Railroad is available here

Travelling by plane

Fly to Hamburg or Berlin, then take the train to Rostock (see above). Or travel from the Rostock-Laage Airport with the airport bus to the main train station, then continue with the tram line. With small sea planes you can land directly on the Warnow river at our institute. 

Local connections

From the hotels in Warnemünde with the S-Bahn towards Rostock (main train station) to the Marienehe station (10 minutes). From the hotels in Rostock from the main train station with the S-Bahn towards Warnemünde to the Marienehe station (10 minutes). From hotels at the city center or from Doberaner Platz with the tram line line 1 (towards Mecklenburger Allee) or Line 4 (towards the Rügener Straße) to the Marienehe station. Then by foot towards the east, cross the two small pedestrian overpasses to the fishery harbour.