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to the Central Medical Library
How to get to the UMCG?

By car

From the ring motorway around the city of Groningen, follow the signs “UMCG”. This will take you to the UMCG car park. Note: As of February 20, follow the signs “UMCG Noord”.

With public transport

The UMCG is easy to reach by public transport. There are both local and regional buses from the central NS train station to the UMCG. These buses stop at the bus stop near the main entrance and/or the side entrance on Oostersingel and/or the north entrance on Antonius Deusinglaan. Up-to-date public transport information can be found on the Qbuzz and 9292OV websites.

Medical Library (CMB) has 3 locations:

  1. CMB Faculty
    (service desk, printed collection, study places for students, RUG computers)
  2. CMB Silent Study Areas
    (study places for students)
  3. CMB Zorg
    (UMCG computers)
    Note: CMB Zorg is only accessible to UMCG employees!

1. How to get to the CMB Faculty?

Visiting address CMB Faculty: Antonius Deusinglaan 1 (Faculty building), basement, building 3211.

Route from the Antonius Deusinglaan 1

  • Enter through the entrance under the gold-colored building  (Antonius Deusinglaan 1)
  • Turn left, walk through the restaurant. Follow the signs 'Reception desk'.
  • Keep left, at the red pillars turn left into the corridor
  • After 30 meters take the stairs or elevator to the basement
  • Walk straight to the entrance of the CMB

2. How to get to the CMB Study Areas?

Visiting address CMB Study Areas: Antonius Deusinglaan 1, ground floor, building 3215.

  • Route from the Antonius Deusinglaan 1
    • Enter through the entrance under the gold-colored building  (Antonius Deusinglaan 1)
    • Turn right in the restaurant
    • You will find the CMB Study Areas at the end of the corridor

3. How to get to CMB Zorg?

Visiting address CMB: Hanzeplein 1 (Central Medical Complex), 4th floor (Y4.202) Poortweg 12 or Winkelstraat 1.
This CMB location is only accessible to UMCG staff.

  • Route from the main entrance UMCG (Hanzeplein 1)
    • From the main hall walk to the right, past the flowerstall and supermarket; this is the Poortweg
    • Follow the Poortweg for about 150 metres
    • At Poortweg 12 take the stairs/elevator to the 4th floor
    • Follow signs ‘Centr. Med. Bibliotheek’

From from the entrance Antonius Deusinglaan 1

  • From the entrance (Antonius Deusinglaan 1): take the stairs to the 2nd floor
  • Turn right into the hallway , walk through the gray swing door (a few meters left, and then right) into the corridor , keep walking in the same direction towards the Bridge (de Brug)
  • Walk along the Bridge until you reach the UMCG part ( carpet)
  • Take the stairs to the 4th floor
  • After the bridge , take the first left
  • Then the first right (before the lifts)
  • Continue walking until you reach the entrance of the CMB to your left ( Y4.202)
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