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German Institute for Human Rights
(Entrance: stairway B, 8th floor, library entrance: stairway A, 7th floor)
Zimmerstra├če 26-27
10969 Berlin

Phone: +49 30 25 93 59 - 0
Fax: +49 30 25 93 59 - 59

e-mail: info(at)

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Subway: U6 Kochstra├če (barrier free)
Bus: M29 Charlottenstr./ Rudi-Dutschke-Str.  

The schedule information of the BVG offers recommendations for accessible routes.   


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Information on the accessibility of the institute (2016)

  • We provide one parking place in front of the institute for visitors with disabilities.
  • The entrances of the institute are without steps.
  • You can pass through the lift with common wheelchairs.
  • The institute's entrance door on the seventh floor opens automatically (outwards).
  • We provide a wheelchair-accessible bathroom.
  • The institute's library offers a computer work station for blind and visually impaired visitors. It provides a monitor with a swinging arm, a braille display, a screen reader, earphones, a scanner und camera system, text zoom and an uppercase keyboard. The work station has access to the internet and to all of the electronic offerings of the library; the table is adjustable in height.
    More information about the work station

For further information please contact:
Phone: +49 30 25 93 59 - 0

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Ingrid Scheffer
Online Editor
Phone: +49 30 25 93 59 - 52

Human rights violations on an individual level

The German Institute for Human Rights has no mandate to deal with human rights violations on an individual level. When contacted with individual cases, we try our best to refer to specific help lines and special services.