EU and OIE Reference Laboratory for Classical Swine Fever

Gebäude 238

Classical swine fever (CSF) is a highly contagious viral disease affecting domestic and wild pigs worldwide with highly variable clinical signs and death rates. Due to the severe economic consequence, the disease is notifiable to the world organization for animal health (OIE).

In 1980, the Institute of Virology, Veterinary School Hannover (today: University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation) was nominated:

  • as European Union Reference Laboratory (EURL) for Classical Swine Fever (CSF) and
  • as OIE Reference Laboratory  for CSF

contact

University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Foundation
Institute of Virology
EU & OIE Reference Laboratory for CSF
Bünteweg 17, Building 238
D-30559 Hannover

Tel.:   +49 511 953-8841 or +49 511 953-8850
Fax:   +49 511 953-8898
csf.eurl(at)tiho-hannover.de

location map for download

route description

navi adress: Bünteweg 17, 30559 Hannover

Arrival by public transport

From the main station, take subway line 1 (direction Laatzen/Sarstedt), 2 (direction Rethen) or 8 (direction Messe/Nord) two stops to Aegidientorplatz. Change at Aegidientorplatz and take line 6 (direction Messe/Ost) to the Bünteweg/Tierärztliche Hochschule stop. The stop is directly in front of the administration building (TiHo-Tower, Bünteweg 2) of the university. The entrance to Bünteweg 17 is about 600 meters from the TiHo Tower on the right side of the street.

Arrival by car

from the north/west/east

Take the Messeschnellweg (A37) southbound (Messe) and leave the expressway at the Bult exit. Then turn left and follow the road in the direction of Bemerode. Bünteweg branches off to the left after the railroad underpass. The TiHo Tower is located at the corner of Bemeroder Straße and Bünteweg. The entrance to Bünteweg 17 is about 600 meters from the TiHo Tower on the right side of the street.

from the south

On the Messeschnellweg (A37) towards Celle, turn right towards Bemerode at the Bult exit. Bünteweg branches off to the left after the railroad underpass. The TiHo Tower is located at the corner of Bemeroder Straße and Bünteweg. The entrance to Bünteweg 17 is about 600 meters from the TiHo Tower on the right side of the road.