Lounge and Canteen


In July 2013, the canteen has moved to completely renovated rooms that provide space for a total of 178 visitors, 140 seats inside and 38 seats at the big roof-top terrace.

Daily, two freshly cooked menues are offered. Additional soup and salads satisfy the smaller appetite. A big variety of coffee specialties rounds off lunch break.

Please note that the services of the canteen are only available to employees of the institute and their guests.

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 11:30-13:30


The lounge of the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetcs (MPI-IE) was established in October 2008 and is the central meeting point for scientists and visitors alike. It fosters informal and colloquial get-togethers in a relaxed atmosphere and has become a vital part of the institute. Oven-fresh baked goods, snacks and a big variety of coffee specialties are served. The lounge is open to all members of the MPI-IE.

Opening hours: Monday - Friday: 8.30 to 10.30

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