DFKI Project Office Berlin

Since March 1st, 2007, the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence is represented in Berlin by a project office. Located at the Focus Teleport – a central location by the river Spree (Spreebogen), where numerous IT-businesses have already been established – the Berlin office encourages contact between the DFKI and political as well as industrial decision makers in the capital. The office represents the most recent and still temporary organizational unit of the DFKI, where employees from different sites and research departments work on projects funded by public and industrial clients from the area.

Research Departments and Groups

Smart Data & Knowledge Services
Prof. Dr. Prof. h.c. Andreas Dengel

Educational Technology
Prof. Dr. Christoph Igel

Interactive Textiles
Prof. Dr. Gesche Joost

Robotics Innovation Center
Prof. Dr. Frank Kirchner

Intelligent Analytics for Massive Data
Prof. Dr. Volker Markl

Language Technology
Prof. Dr. Sebastian Möller

Cognitive Assistants
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Wolfgang Wahlster


W3C German-Austrian Office

As part of strengthening its relation to European industry and research, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) opened a new W3C German-Austrian Office in February 2011. The office is hosted at the project office Berlin of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), the leading German research institute in the field of innovative software technology based on Artificial Intelligence. (German Website)


You can reach us by the following means of transport:

By Subway (“U-Bahn”)

Take the U9 at “Zoologischer Garten” (“Bahnhof Zoo”) terminating at “Osloer Straße”. Leave the subway at  “Turmstraße”.  Take the exit “Alt-Moabit”  (towards “BVG-Kundenzentrum”),  turn right, and walk down the street “Alt Moabit” for ca. 150 m. Enter the first passageway on the right onto “Focus Teleport”. We are located in the 2nd building on the left.


By “S-Bahn”

Use either line S5, S7, S75, or S9. Step off at Station “Bellevue”, go towards  exit “Innenministerium” and cross the river on “Moabiter Brücke”. Turn left immediately after the bridge and follow the river. After crossing underneath a tower building turn right. We are located in “Alt-Moabit 91c”, the office building before last on the right.

By Train

At “Hauptbahnhof” (Central Station), take the bus “TXL” towards “Flughafen Tegel / Tegel Airport” or bus “245” towards “S+U Zoologischer Garten”. Step off at “Kleiner Tiergarten”, situated in front of “Focus Teleport”. Walk back along the street a short distance and enter the 2nd passageway. We are located in the 2nd building on the left.

By Plane

From Tegel take the bus “TXL” to “Kleiner Tiergarten”  (5 stops, approx. 15 min.). Walk back the street “Alt-Moabit” a short distance and enter the 2nd passageway. We are located in the 2nd building on the left.

Calculate your route with Google Maps: DFKI Project Office Berlin


Site Map DFKI Project Office Berlin
Site Map DFKI Project Office Berlin


DFKI Project Office Berlin
Alt-Moabit 91c
10559 Berlin

Tel.: +49 30 23895-0
E-mail: sek-b@dfki.de
Web: DFKI Berlin

Site Director DFKI Berlin:
Prof. Dr. Christoph Igel