The Max Planck Campus sits at the top of a hill overlooking in Tübingen and the mountains of the Swabian Alb. The campus includes
The Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology
The Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
The Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems
The Friedrich Miescher Laboratory
Research on campus includes the study of elementary biological processes ranging from the function of individual proteins to the evolution of species diversity, the function of the human brain using neuroscience methods, cognitive science, and imaging, and computational research on computer vision, machine learning and robotics.
There are also numerous collaborations with the University of Tübingen, including the Center for Integrative Neuroscience, the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience, the Department of Computer Science, and the University Hospital Clinics
In total, about 700 people from over 45 different countries work on the campus. The Max Planck Guesthouse is the social centre of the Campus: it contains a cafeteria, library, lecture hall and accommodation. The Planckton nursery provides full-time daycare for babies and toddlers.