You may travel to Berlin by airplane via the Berlin airports Tegel (TXL) or Schönefeld (SXF). The Max-Born-Institut (MBI) is located in Berlin-Adlershof, the “City for Science and Technology”. By Taxi it takes from Tegel-Airport about 35-50 min (ca. 45 Euro), from Schönfeld-Airport 10 min (ca. 15 Euro) and from Hauptbahnhof about 30 Minuten (ca. 30 Euro).
You can reach Adlershof from the centres of Berlin within 35-45 minutes. Take the S-Bahn (Linie S45, S46, S6, S8, S9) to S Adlershof and/or by Bus 164 to Magnusstraße. From S Adlershof you can use the Tram 61 and 63 to Karl-Ziegler-Str. You walk few steps further to Max-Born-Strasse.
The Berlin transport system BVG offers detailed information on train, underground and bus schedules.
You can find three main Hotels nearby the Max-Born-Institut: