Centre for Collection Development

The Centre for Collection Development of Göttingen University

The aim of the Centre for Collection Development lies in promoting the use of the academic collections both for the purpose of research and teaching and to present the university to the outside world.

Utilising the specially earmarked funding from the federal state of Lower Saxony for a five-year period, we are assisting the curators at the institutes in activating, exploiting and displaying the huge potential of millions of unique collection objects for the university and the public.

Our activities, which involve preserving, providing, researching and displaying the collections, are carried out by the three departments Collection Management, Knowledge Research and Exhibiting: