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University of Cologne
ZADIK | Central Archive for German and International Art Market Studies
Im Mediapark 7
50670 Cologne

Phone: +49 221 470-89230
Email: zadik-info[at]


Opening Hours

  • Monday - Friday | 10 am - 4 pm and by appointment
  • The ZADIK is closed for exhibition visits and research on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays


  • Admission to the exhibitions is free

Safety guide

  • The rule 2G+ applies to every visit to ZADIK until further notice
  • Your contact details are recorded for the purpose of tracing chains of infection
  • Wearing an FFP2 or OP mask is mandatory



The ZADIK is located in Mediapark 7 on the 7th floor.

The building is equipped with a lift and the whole path is barrier-free.

If you are coming by Public Transport, the fastest way to get to the ZADIK is also by S-Bahn:

From the Central Station take the S-Bahn one stop to Hansaring station, from the Station Deutz/Messe take two stops. The S-Bahn leaves every 4-6 minutes. You can take the following lines:

  • S 6 direction Nippes
  • S 12 direction Horrem
  • S 19 direction Düren
  • S 11 direction Düsseldorf airport
  • S 13 direction Hansaring

From Hansaring station, you can walk to Mediapark in 5-10 minutes. Take the S-Bahn exit on the side of the Saturn building /skyscraper at the Hansaring. At the Saturn building, turn right along Hansaring into Ritterstraße. At the end of the Ritterstraße go left into Maybachstraße. Follow it until you see the Kölnturm on the right (the high-rise building in the Mediapark with the house number 5) and walk towards it.