Venue hire

Are you are looking for an appropriate venue for your lecture, conference or event series? Then please get in touch! In both our Historical Building and our Central Library, we offer the right setting for your scientific or cultural event.

Pauliner Church (Historical Building)

The Pauliner Church, located on the first floor of the Historical Photo gallery Pauliner ChurchBuilding, is available for lectures, conferences and event series on all opening days of the Library. The Pauliner Church has 680 square metres of floorspace, allowing 80 to 200 persons to participate in your event (presentation seating).

Technical equipment:

  • 1 speaker’s desk
  • 1 podium
  • 2 microphones for speakers
  • 1 PC incl. internet for speakers
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1 projector
  • 1 projector screen
  • Further technical equipment available on demand

If you wish to book the Pauliner Church for your event, please send us the completed check list (in German only). Thank you!

Alfred Hessel Hall (Historical Building)

The Alfred Hessel Hall, located on the first floor of the Historical Photo gallery Alfred Hessel HallBuilding, is available for lectures, conferences and event series on all opening days of the Library. The Alfred-Hessel Hall has 280 square metres of floorspace, allowing up to 200 persons to participate in your event (presentation seating).

Technical equipment:

  • 1 vertically adjustable speaker’s desk incl. microphone
  • 1 permanently installed podium incl. wheelchair ramp (max. 3 tables incl. 3 microphones for speakers)
  • 1 PC incl. internet for speakers
  • 2 portable microphones
  • 1 clip-on microphone
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1 projector
  • 1 projector screen
  • Further technical equipment available on demand

If you wish to book the Alfred Hessel Hall for your event, please send us the completed check list (in German only). Thank you!

Lecture Hall (Historical Building)

The lecture hall, located on the first floor of the Historical Photo gallery Lecture Hall Building is available for lectures, conferences and event series at all opening days of the library. With floorspace totalling 100 square metres, it can seat up to 80 persons (with presentation seating) or 45 persons (conference seating).

Technical equipment:

  • 1 speakers desk
  • 1 microphone for speakers
  • 1 PC incl. internet access for speakers
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1 projector
  • 1 projector screen
  • 1 flipchart
  • Further technical equipment available on demand

If you wish to book the lecture hall for your event please send us the completed check list (in German only). Thank you!

Large Seminar Room (Central Library)

The Large Seminar Room, located on the first floor of the Central Library, is generally available for presentations and meetings from Monday to Friday, 9:00 to 22:00. With 100 square metres of floorspace, up to 80 persons (presentation seating) or 45 persons (conference seating) will be able to participate in your event.

Technical equipment:

  • 1 speakers desk
  • 1 microphone for speakers
  • 1 PC incl. internet access for speakers
  • Wi-Fi
  • 1 projector
  • 1 projector screen
  • 1 flipchart
  • 1 overhead projector

Further Information

For details regarding further Göttingen University event locations, as well as advice on organising events at Göttingen University, see the Public Relations department’s event management website.

For information about other event locations in the Göttingen area, see Göttingen Tourismus e. V.’s website "Tagen in Göttingen" (German only).