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How to find us

The Cognitive Neuroscience laboratory and is a part of the German Primate Center (DPZ). However, it is not located in the main building of the DPZ, but in the near building in Hans-Adolf-Krebs-Weg 7, towards Robert-Koch-Straße, the police station and the disctrict of Weende.

You can come directly to the gate at the auxiliary building or to the reception desk in the main building. There is an intercom system at the gate to the auxiliary building. Since this often does not work properly please use a cell phone to call your contact person to be picked up at the gate.

You can reach us with different means of transportation

By airplane

Göttingen lies in the very heart of Germany. Visitors from abroad may choose between the airport of Frankfurt/Main (plus 2 hour rail trip) and the airport of Hannover (plus 3/4 hour rail trip).

By car

From the A7 motorway take the exit marked "Göttingen Nord". Follow the B27, then turn right after the second set of traffic lights and follow signs for "Unibereich Nord". Go straight on and follow the road round to the right at the top of the hill. Then take the first exit on the left (about 500 m, signposted DPZ).

By public transport

Tickets on the bus!

From the train station

Those arriving by train leave the station via the exit towards the center. There is a large display showing the departure times of all buses and the bus platforms are on the right in front of the train station after the bicycle parking. From bus platform D, line 23 goes in the “Uni-Nord” direction.

From the city center / campus

If you travel from the city center or the campus, you can take line 22 from the city center in the direction of "Nikolausberg über Zentrum" to the north campus and the DPZ from the "Jüdenstrasse" and "Weender Strasse-Ost" stops. From the campus stop "Platz der Göttinger Sieben", you can use line 21 in the direction of "Nikolausberg via Bahnhof", as well as lines 22 and 23.

To the bus timetables

You can take all buses to the "Kellnerweg" stop. Get off there (please press the stop button on the bus!) And follow the path opposite the bus stop between the mailbox and glass waste containers and past the student residence halls. You will reach the parking lot of the student residence, where you should turn left and continue until you reach the gate of the extension buildings of the DPZ on the right side. There is an intercom at the gate. From there you can call your contact person on your mobile phone to be picked up at the gate, or you can use the intercom to reach the main building reception desk.