The most important questions and answers about the FabLab


Where is the FabLab?

The Fablab is located at the Prosper III site of the Ruhr West University of Applied Sciences in Bottrop. The bus stops Overbeckstraße and Prosper III are nearby. You will find the parking spaces and the entrance to the inner courtyard on Carl-Heinz-Stephan-Straße, 46236 Bottrop. The Fablab is located in the inner courtyard directly next to the large roller shutter on the left. A sketch of the the route you can find here..

By bus:
The bus routes SB91 (to GE Buer Rathaus) and 259 (to GE Buerer Str.) start from ZOB Bottrop come across Prosper III.
(Station Prosper III – 2 stops)

How can I use the FabLab

The Fablab is open to the public, which means that anyone can visit us and use our equipment and facilities. We offer a first insight with our Open Evening.

Wich offers exist?

We have regular open offers. We also have special opportunities for schools, companies and StartUps. We are regularly open to students and employees of the HRW. In particular, we use the HRW FabLab for teaching purposes.

How much do I have to pay?

The FabLab's open offers are free of charge as long as the material consumption is kept within limits. In return, we would like to see documentation of your project so that other makers can follow your ideas. Also for schools in Bottrop and Oberhausen we can offer many free courses.

What are the opening times of the FabLab?

Our open offers take place every Wednesday from 15:30 to 19:30. You can find all other dates in our calendar.