Joint Commission Mechanical Engineering (GKM)
For the cooperation of the two faculties of mechanical engineering in Stuttgart (faculties 4 and 7) in matters of study and teaching there is the "Joint Commission Mechanical Engineering of the University of Stuttgart" (GKM).
On the website of the GKM you will find general information and advice about the Bachelor's and Master's programs of the Mechanical Engineering of Stuttgart (Faculties 4 and 7 of the University of Stuttgart) as well as information about specific offers in the organizational area of the GKM.
Mechanical Engineering Center
The Mechanical Engineering Center is a service facility of the GKM and the central contact point for students and prospective students of all courses of study in mechanical engineering in Stuttgart.
This is where you find us on campusOpen map
At freeway junction 51 Stuttgart follow the signs for S-Zentrum/S-Vaihingen onto the A831 and then follow the signs for Universität.
Possible parking spaces: Pass Autobahnpolizei ("Pfaffenwaldring 1" for navis), first driveway on the left, drive along between police area and building ARENA2036, at the end turn left onto the parking lots. The building straight ahead is the university. The entrance to the building Pfaffenwaldring 9 is a bit set back at the end of the parking lot on the right side. You will enter through the large gray steel door with the porthole windows. (Please do not use the entrance with the ramp at the other building).
By public transport
Take the S-Bahn line S1, S2 or S3 to the station Universität, then use the exit Universitätszentrum.
- coming from the main station: S1, S2 or S3 direction Herrenberg/Filderstadt/Airport/Messe
- coming from Herrenberg/Böblingen: S1 direction Stuttgart/Hauptbahnhof (main station)
- coming from the airport: S2 or S3 direction Stuttgart/Hauptbahnhof (main station)
The entrance to Pfaffenwaldring 9 is directly opposite the large stairs of the S-Bahn station, recognizable by red stone blocks located in front of the entrance stairs. A barrier-free entrance is located further to the left at the transition to the building Pfaffenwaldring 47.
From Stuttgart Airport, take the S-Bahn S2 or S3 in the direction of Stadtmitte/Hauptbahnhof to the Universität stop. The building Pfaffenwaldring 9 is directly opposite the exit of the S-Bahn station.
How to find us
Coming from the S-Bahn
Use the exit Universitätszentrum. The entrance to Pfaffenwaldring 9 is directly opposite the large stairs of the S-Bahn station, recognizable by red stone blocks located in front of the entrance stairs. A barrier-free entrance is located further to the left at the transition to the building Pfaffenwaldring 47.
After entering through the double doors, keep to the right, pass the student council rooms and the notice boards of the institutes, then turn left (the cafeteria is on the right), pass through the glass door, straight along the corridor, pass through a second glass door to the staircase. Take the stairs or one of the two elevators to the 5th floor. On the left hand side you will find the Dean's Office of Faculty 4, on the right hand side the Dean's Office of Faculty 7 and the Mechanical Engineering Center.
Coming from the parking lot
After the steel door (gray with porthole windows, set back, supplier entrance) by stairs or with the large freight elevator, to the 5th floor. On the right hand side you will find the dean's office of faculty 4, on the left hand side the dean's office of faculty 7 and the Mechanical Engineering Center.