Notes for your stay

Visiting rules

  • A maximum of two visitors per patient at the same time and without time restrictions.
  • Visiting hours on normal wards are from 13:00 to 20:00 (last admission: 19:30) and on maternity wards from 15:00 to 18:00. Exceptions are possible after consultation with the respective ward manager.
  • Visiting times for palliative, special and intensive care wards may vary. Please contact the relevant department in advance if necessary.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!

The UMG in numbers

1.600

Beds

60.000

Inpatients per year

220.000

Outpatients per year

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.

Research

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

Teaching

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.

News

Press release

Improving cancer pain with electrical stimulation: study launched at the University Medical Center Göttingen

Researchers at the University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG), Germany, have developed a brain stimulation treatment for home use for cancer patients…

Link to Press Release regarding the subject "European Innovation Council funds development of the optical cochlear implant with 2.5 million euros"
Press release

European Innovation Council funds development of the optical cochlear implant with 2.5 million euros

International cooperation project “OptoWavePro” coordinated by the University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) receives 2.5 million euros over a period…

Press release

Real-time MRI reveals the movement dynamics of stuttering

Researchers at the University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG) and the Max Planck Institute for Multidisciplinary Sciences (MPI-NAT) have succeeded in…

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…

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

Neurosciences

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.

Oncology

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

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