Get to know the library

Göttingen State and University Library offers introductions to the library, its use and its history to students, university staff and interested citizens.

Central Library

As initial orientation, we recommend that all new users attend the tour Get to know the Central Library of Göttingen State and University Library.

The training course Getting Started with the GUK (Göttingen University Catalogue) includes an introduction with practice exercises to the Göttingen University Catalogue (GUK).

Please find additional training courses and further information in our course offerings.

Divisional libraries

Our divisional libraries and the Waldweg library offer tours at the beginning of each semester.

Historical Building

For those interested in the history of our library, we recommend the tour Get to know the Historical Building of Göttingen State and University Library.


Informationszentrum (Zentrale Information)

Platz der Göttinger Sieben 1 Google Maps
37073 Göttingen, Germany
+49 551 39-5231 (Tel.) +49 551 39-5222 (Fax)