CTAO gGmbH and CTA Project Office

The CTA Observatory gGmbH (CTAO gGmbH) and the CTA Project Office are currently located in Heidelberg, Germany, but will be moving to CTA’s new headquarters in Bologna, Italy in early 2017. The current address and contact details are as follows:


CTAO gGmbH – Project Office
Saupfercheckweg 1
69117 Heidelberg, Germany


Commercial register: HRB 720310, Local Court Mannheim

VAT Identification Number: DE 296943397


Managing Director: Ulrich Straumann

CTA Project Office:

Megan Grunewald

CTA Communications & Outreach Officer


Public Website Inquiries:

Internal CTA Portal Help Desk:

Until 2017, CTAO gGmBH is located on the campus of the Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics in Heidelberg. Entry is restricted.  Contact the CTAO in order to receive further guidance.