As you plan your trip be sure to allow enough time to enjoy both your studio work and the wonderful sights and many cultural events Berlin has to offer. You will find several travel guides and a Berlin map in the common areas. Though you can navigate the city without speaking German, we recommend you pick up a few basic phrases.

Berlin is easy to access from Pankow by U-Bahn, S-Bahn, tram and bus. Ticket machines are available in many languages and routes are well mapped at each station.

One way ticket: 2,80 € / day-ticket: 7,00 € / week-ticket: 35,00 € /
month-ticket: 65,00 €.
Maps & info about local trams, buses and trains: 

Arriving in Berlin

There are two airports in Berlin: Tegel and Schönefeld.

Schönefeld (SXF)

The trip from Schönefeld to the Residency in Pankow takes about an hour by train. You can take the S-Bahn (train) S9 from the airport directly to Pankow. You buy the ticket on the platform at the ticket-machine. Don’t forget to stamp the ticket before you enter the S-Bahn. When you reach Pankow the Center for Ceramics is about a ten minute walk from the station.

Tegel (TXL)

The trip from the Tegel airport to the Center for Ceramics will take you 15-20 minutes and taxis are readily available outside the airport entrance at a cost of 20-25 €. A 10% tip for the driver is typical in Germany.

Zentrum für Keramik – Berlin
Pestalozzistr.18 / Ecke Ossietzkystr.
13187 Berlin- Pankow

Das Zentrum befindet sich in der Pestalozzistr.18 / Ecke Ossietzkystr. im Innenhofbereich. Kontakt: Thomas Hirschler – 030 49902591

The Pankow neighbourhood

The residency is located one block from Pankow center and local tram and bus Stops. The U-Bahn and S-Bahn station is about three blocks from the residency facility. There are two large city parks within walking distance and all needs can be met by the businesses within walking distance. You can reach Berlin Downtown (Mitte /Alexanderplatz ) within 25 min with the tram. – area tourist information – gallery information & exhibition listings – porcelain manufacturer – gallery listings