Notes for your stay

Access to the UMG building is possible without registration

Please note:

  • Patients, accompanying persons and visitors are obliged to wear an FFP2 mask (exceptions: presentation of a medical certificate or children under 6 years of age).
  • Visitors and non-essential accompanying persons additionally require a current negative Corona test with official certification from a recognized testing center (exceptions: palliative medical care, accompaniment in emergencies or unplanned births). The testing requirement also applies to fully vaccinated, boostered or recovered individuals. Unfortunately, UMG is unable to offer testing.
  • For blood donors applies: recovered, vaccinated or tested - plus FFP2 mask.

Current visiting rules

  • Per patient - one visitor - for one hour per day.
  • Visiting hours on normal wards are from 14:00 to 18:00 (last admission: 17:30).
  • Visiting hours on special and intensive care units may vary. Please check with your ward in advance if necessary.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!

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The University Medical Center Göttingen – what makes us unique

The University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) is made up of the Medical Faculty with research and teaching and the University Hospital with patient care. The combination of these three areas under one roof is unique in southern Lower Saxony and entails numerous positive interactions, such as the swift transfer of innovative therapy options into patient care and education. We would be pleased to introduce the three areas to you in the following.


Here you can find an overview of our main areas of research, projects and funding opportunities.


Learn about degree options, support services and opportunities for PhD and medical doctorates.

Patient care

Here you can find important information about our services to help you plan for your inpatient and outpatient visit.


Link to Press Release No 127e/2022
Press release

Multiple Sclerosis: New insights into the role of the different meningeal layers in autoimmune-inflammatory diseases

Scientists at the Institute of Neuroimmunology and Multiple Sclerosis Research at the University Medical Center Göttingen have discovered that…

Press release

State of Lower Saxony promotes the preclinical development of the optical cochlear implant

The state of Lower Saxony and the Volkswagen Foundation approve funding for scientists of the UMG and the MBExC Cluster of Excellence of about 1…

Press release

Unique technology platform at the MBExC Cluster of Excellence combines cellular electrophysiology and optogenetics

New technology platform combines high-throughput recordings of cellular electrophysiology of isolated cardiomyocytes and neurons and their optical…

Join the UMG

We are constantly on the lookout for new employees who will use their passion, enthusiasm and new ideas to drive the UMG forward. Check the vacancies at the UMG or send us a speculative application. We look forward to getting to know you.

Research focuses at the UMG


Find out more about the Neuroscience research focus at the University Medical Center Göttingen.

Cardiovascular medicine

The clinical and scientific focus at the Heart Center Göttingen is heart failure.


The University Cancer Center researches specific cancers and individualized therapies targeting these.

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