Our locations

At our nine locations (PDF 4.1 MB), we offer a variety of study and research facilities. We look forward to your visit. 

Changed opening hours on 8 September 2016

The Central Library as well as the Historical Building, the Forestry Divisional Library and the Economics & Social Sciences Divisional Library will be closed on 8 September 2016 due to the annual library staff outing. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Regular opening hours apply for all of our other locations.

Central Library

Central Library (Platz der Göttinger Sieben 1, Tel.: +49 551 39-22580)
Access, location map and library floorplan
The Central Library will be closed 8 September 2016 due to the annual library staff outing.
Control desk,
Self-Pickup Area
Mon - Fri
Sat - Sun
7:00 - 1:00
9:00 - 22:00
Reading Room Desk ("Lesesaaltheke")Mon - Fri
Sat - Sun
7:00 - 22:00 
9:00 - 22:00
Central Information Desk ("Zentrale Information")Mon - Fri9:00 - 18:00
Self-Pickup Area service enquiries,
Circulation / Book Return Desk
Issuing of inter-library loan items
Mon - Fri
Sat - Sun
7:00 - 22:00 
9:00 - 22:00
Info PointMon - Fri12:00 - 16:00
Learning Resources Center (LRC)
Mon - Fri
Sat - Sun
7:00 - 22:00
9:00 - 22:00
Service enquiries LRCMon, Wed, Fri
Tue, Thu
Sat - Sun
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 18:30
13:00 - 16:00

Historical Building

Historical Building (Papendiek 14, Tel.: +49 551 39-12397)
Access, location map and library floorplan
The Historical Building will be closed 8 September 2016 due to the annual library staff outing.
Reading Room desks
Historic Printed Collections, Manuscripts and Rare Books,
Göttingen University Archive
Mon - Fri

10:00 - 19:00

Map CollectionMon - Fri
Mon - Thu
10:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 15:00
MPI-MMG Library (formerly MPI-History Library)Mon - Fri10:00 - 19:00
Paulinerkirche
during exhibitions; Tours on demand
Tue - Sun11:00 - 18:00

Forestry Divisional Library

Forestry Divisional Library (Büsgenweg 5, Tel.: +49 551 39-33407)
Access, location map and library floorplan
The Forestry Divisional Library will be closed 8 September 2016 due to the annual library staff outing.
Information Desk, access and useMon - Wed, Fri
Thu
8:00 - 17:00
8:00 - 18:00
Late opening facility access to the learning and study rooms. Please ask the staff for information.Mo - Fr17:00 - 23:00

Cultural Studies Divisional Library

Cultural Studies Divisional Library (Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14, Tel. +49 551 39-21250)
Access, location map and library floorplan
Information Desk, access and useMon - Fri
Sat
  8:30 - 21:00
10:00 - 18:00

Medical Library

Medical Library (Robert-Koch-Str. 40, Tel.: +49 551 39-8395)
Access, location map and library floorplan
Information Desk, access and useMon - Fri
Sat, Sun and public holidays
8:00 - 24:00
8:00 - 22:00

Physics Divisional Library

Physics Divisional Library (Friedrich-Hund-Platz 1, Tel.: +49 551 39-22360)
Access, location map and library floorplan
Information Desk, access and useMon - Fri
Sat - Sun
8:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 16:00
Information Desk, access and use in the semester break time (from 1 August to 30 September 2016)Mon - Fri
Sat - Sun
8:00 - 16:00
The library is closed.

Economics & Social Sciences Divisional Library

Economics & Social Sciences Divisional Library (Platz der Göttinger Sieben 3,
Tel.: +49 55+1 39-7256)
Access, location map and library floorplan
The Economics & Social Sciences Divisional Library will be closed 8 September 2016 due to the annual library staff outing.
Information Desk, access and useMon - Fri
Sat
8:00 - 21:00
9:00 - 21:00
26 June to 31 July 2016Sun9:00 - 21:00

Waldweg Library

Waldweg Library (Waldweg 26, Tel.: +49 551 39-9212)
Access, location map, library floorplan
Information desk and circulationMon - Thu
Fri
9:00 - 19:00
9:00 - 17:00

Information desk and circulation
during semester vacation

Mon - Thu
Fri
9:00 - 17:00
9:00 - 16:00