Notes for your stay

  • There is no general mask requirement at the UMG. Masks may be compulsory for individual areas within the UMG. You will receive information on this from the respective departments. Please inform yourself in advance if necessary.
  • Relatives and accompanying persons are not allowed to enter the UMG if they have cold symptoms. This is to protect patients and UMG staff.
  • It is no longer necessary to present a current, certified negative corona test.

Visiting rules

  • Per patient - two visitors - for two hours per day.
  • Visiting hours on normal wards are from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. (last admission: 7:30 p.m.), maternity wards 3 p.m. to 6 p.m..
  • Visiting hours on special and intensive care units may differ. 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 regarding the subject "New imaging method enables identification of rare synapses in the brain"
Press release

New imaging method enables identification of rare synapses in the brain

Researchers at the University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) have developed a new high-resolution imaging method together with colleagues from the Max…

Link to Press Release No. 044 / 2024 regarding the subject "Else Kröner Fresenius Center for Optogenetic Therapies approved"
Press release

Else Kröner Fresenius Center for Optogenetic Therapies approved

Else Kröner Fresenius Foundation (EKFS) supports new research center for optogenetic therapies with 37.4 million euros over ten years at the…

Press release

Gut microbiota predict severity of acute pancreatitis

In a Europe-wide study involving 15 pancreas centers, researchers at the University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) have discovered that the microbial…

Press release

New gene therapy for children born deaf in clinical trials

To date, hearing impairment can only be treated with medical devices such as hearing aids or cochlear implants. Gene therapy could offer an…

Press release

New biological classification of Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's researcher Prof. Dr. Tiago Outeiro from the University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG), together with German and international colleagues,…

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New methodological approach allows more precise summary of study results

Researchers from Göttingen and Cologne have developed a new methodological approach that makes it possible to assess the benefit of medical…

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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