Location and opening hours of the robotics laboratory

Welcome to the website of the Robotics Laboratory.
The laboratory is located at Campus Darmstadt in

  • Building D11, rooms 0.91 to 0.96 and 0.90


  • 2x ABB IRB 140
  • 1x Adept Cobra 600
  • 2x Universal Robots UR10 and 1x UR5
  • 2x KUKA uBot, 1x KR 60-2 and 1x KR 3
  • 1x Stäubli RX60 and 1x TX60L
  • 1x Schneider Electric P4s-F PacDrive Delta robot
  • 1x Visualeyez Motion Tracker VZ2000
  • 1x Immersion MicroScribe 3DX
  • 1x Festo Robotino
  • 2x uFactory uArm
  • Workshop with Ultimaker 3, Ultimaker 2, WABECO D6000E lathe, Optimum OPTImill MH 28V milling and drilling machine, ADAM MC 22 column drill
  • EASY-ROB 3D Robot Simulation Tool
  • V-REP Virtual Robot Experimentation Platform


For the current lectures please refer to the Course Catalogue in the OBS. Documents and assignments can be found in the corresponding Moodle courses. In the Department Wiki you will also find further material on the courses

Procedures and concepts, methodical and practical knowledge for the design, implementation and use of robot simulation systems are taught.

  • Structure of robotic systems
  • Modeling of the robot work cell
  • Modelling of the control system
  • Programming in robot simulation systems
  • Calibration
  • Collision detection
  • Outlook collision-free motion planning

Module Description 30.2260

The basic methods of motion planning and current algorithms will be presented in the context of important applications from the fields of robotics, computer animation and computational biology.
The course covers both classical methods and - selectively - current research results.

Module description 41.4870

Procedures and concepts, methodical and practical knowledge from the following subject areas are taught

  • Features and applications of collaborative robots
  • Basics of collaborative robot technology
  • Robot programming
  • Ensuring personal safety in collaborative robot applications
  • Plant engineering with collaborative robots

Module description 30.2614


Laboratory Engineer
Rudi Scheitler

Communication Schöfferstraße 8b
64295 Darmstadt
Office: D10, 0.36


Head of Laboratory
Prof. Dr. Thomas Horsch

Communication Schöfferstrasse 8B
64295 Darmstadt
Office: D14, 1.08