Booking Request

From autumn in 2018, the IBZ guest house is going to be renovated.

The apartments are therefore not available for rent from September 2018.

The registration and booking requests are being handled through the Welcome Center Potsdam.


Guests / scholars of the following research institutions please register via

the Welcome Center online form 

  • University of Potsdam
  • German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ)
  • Potsdam Institute for Climate Research Impact (PIK)
  • Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research (AWI)
  • Hasso Plattner Institute (HPI)
  • Leibniz Institute for Astrophyiscs Potsdam (AIP)


Researchers of all other scientific institutes please send a message to


Important information before your arrival:

Please note that all IBZ tenants are required to pay a security deposit amounting to one monthly rent as well as a one-time final cleaning fee. The exact amount as well as the modalities of these payments will be listed on your reservation confirmation.

The guest or her/his mentor are kindly asked to inform the IBZ management immediately of any changes concerning the stay at the IBZ Potsdam.

The reservation is only valid for the registered guest/guests. Should the registered guest wish to accomodate visitors (over night) in the IBZ apartment temporarily, please contact the IBZ staff with this request.