The Göttingen Campus

The Göttingen location has come to be synonymous with high-quality international research. To ensure that this remains the case in the future, the University of Göttingen, including the University Medical Center, and seven non-university local research centres have joined forces to form the Göttingen Campus.

By drawing on their joint strengths and potential, campus partners have created a unique and stimulating environment that encourages diversity and an active exchange between professors, researchers and doctoral students.

Across the Göttingen Campus, there are currently more than 5,900 researchers working in nearly every scientific discipline.

Within the Göttingen Campus, the quality of teaching and training of early career scientists is assured and continuously improved by joint graduate programmes and inter-institute junior research groups.

Science on campus benefits from excellent joint third-party funded projects and 23 joint professorships between the University and non-university institutions.

Latest news

  • Göttingen and Heidelberg Universities offer joint Master's degree
    Göttingen and Heidelberg Universities will in future offer a joint Master's degree in the interdisciplinary programme "Matter to Life". Göttingen University President Professor Metin Tolan and the Rector of Heidelberg University, Professor Bernhard Eitel, signed an agreement to this effect yesterday in Göttingen. This kind of programme and degree are unique in Germany. Built on the approach of the Max Planck School (MPS) of the same name, from…
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  • Cytomegalovirus infections in primates stimulate production of special natural killer cells that could also play a role in anticancer therapy
    Cytomegalovirus (CMV) belongs to the large family of herpes viruses and is distributed worldwide. According to the Robert Koch Institute, around 70 percent of adults in Germany are CMV-positive. Like other herpes viruses, CMV remains in the body for a lifetime after initial infection. In immune-healthy individuals, the disease is unproblematic and manifests itself, if at all, only with cold symptoms. However, life-threatening complications can…
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  • ESA's space probe is on the move: First it heads for the launch site in Kourou - and in April it will begin its long journey to Jupiter and its icy moons.
    Approximately three months before embarking on its eight-year-long trek to the Jupiter system, ESA's spacecraft Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer (JUICE) faces a shorter - and much more terrestrial - journey in the coming weeks. In early February, the probe will set off from Toulouse (France) to its South American launch site in Kourou (French Guiana). Already today, JUICE was officially bid farewell at the Airbus premises in Toulouse - and with it the…
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  • New theory on autonomous remodeling of structures
    Structures made out of building blocks can shift their shape and autonomously self-organize to a new configuration. The physicists Saeed Osat and Ramin Golestanian from the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization (MPI-DS) revealed this mechanism which may be used to actively manipulate molecular organization. A seed of the novel desired configuration is sufficient to trigger reorganization. This principle can be applied on to…
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  • Göttingen University is a founding member of the international "Nature Positive Universities" network
    The "Nature Positive Universities" network was officially launched at the United Nations Biodiversity Conference (COP 15) in Montreal. More than 500 universities worldwide are involved in the network. Its partners want to systematically record and promote local biodiversity and implement resource-saving measures. The University of Göttingen is one of the founding members of the network, which is led by the United Nations Environment Programme…
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