Leisure time

The IBZ also offers a club house which consists of a large, comfortable room for meetings and general functions. It is equipped with television and a stereo system. The adjoining kitchen provides the ideal setting for communal cooking and private celebrations. Furthermore the "Gruppe Internationaler Begegnung" ("International Encounter Group") which is organized by a women's club of the University and the Max Planck Institutes offers a variety of social events, German lessons and lectures.



For our guests there is a spacious grassy area including playground equipment, sandpit, table tennis and basketball ring located in a safe area. In addition, a play room has been outfitted for our guests with children. Also, the university sports facilities are just around the corner offering all kinds of opportunities.The IBZ is also located close to the forest with plenty of nice walkways. The nearest bus stop is a two minute walk away.



The city of Göttingen itself has much to offer: a wide variety of cultural events, pleasant shopping facilities, and the atmosphere of a city with a long established and modern university offering public scientific talks and lectures by all faculties. Also, there is a splendid nightlife with a rich choice of cafés and bars.