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Map for Kapteynborg

Landleven 12
9747 AD Groningen

The location (building 5419) is marked with a red flag on the map.

Astronomy (Faculty of Science & Engineering)
Landleven 12
9747 AD Groningen
+31 (0)50 363 4624 (Duisenberg Building reception)

How to get there

Get off at Groningen Central Station and continue your journey by bus.

Nearest bus stop: Nijenborgh
Bus line that stops here: 15
For more information, please visit the websites of 9292, NS, Qbuzz, or Arriva.

P+R Zernike and P+R Reitdiep are situated at walking distance or a short bus ride from the Kapteynborg.


Parking for people with functional or other impairments (at the Duisenberg Building)
Three parking spaces have been reserved for people with functional or other impairments at the Duisenberg Building. Please contact the Duisenberg Building reception (tel. +31 (0)50 363 4624) for more information.

There are several public bicycle sheds around the building, including some near the entrances. Staff members can use the lockable bicycle sheds, which are accessible for disability vehicles.

Main entrance: wheelchair-accessible

There are two lifts in the Kapteynborg. These lifts provide access to all floors of the building. You do not need a card to use them. The lift does not provide voice support.

Toilet facilities
Wheelchair-accessible toilet facilities can be found at the following locations:
Ground floorrooms: 0020A and 0043A
First floorrooms: 0120A and 0143D
Second floorroom: 0243D

Nursing mothers’ room / first-aid room / prayer room
There is no nursing mothers’ room in the building.  Please report to the reception desk to enquire about nursing options.
There is no first-aid room in the building. The nearest first-aid room is in the Duisenberg Building.
There is a prayer room on the first floor, in room 0122.

Please contact the Duisenberg Building reception (tel. +31 (0)50 363 4624) if you have any questions or comments about the accessibility of the building. If you have any suggestions in the field of accessibility, please send them to

To get you started faster, see photos with explanations of the particular building.

Cycling routes
Cycling to and from the Zernike campus? Use the smart routes without traffic lights to save time! See: Smart cycling routes.

The Blaauw Observatory is located in the Bernoulliborg. More information about the accessibility of the Bernoulliborg can be found here.

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