* Outside service hours, the library is open without staff, i.e. an extra CampusCard is required to enter the library. The reading room can be used during the opening hours of the library. Media can be borrowed and returned at the corresponding vending machines. Media that have been reserved or ordered via interlibrary loan cannot be collected, nor can user passes be applied for or fees paid during this period.

Opening times

Lecture times (1 October 2019 - 24 January 2020)

  • Monday to Friday, 8.00-24.00 o'clock

Of which service times*:

  • Monday to Thursday, 9.00-17.00 hrs
  • Friday, 8.00-13.00 hours

Christmas 2019/2020:

On 20 December the library closes completely at 13 o'clock, there will be no unattended opening. The return machine will also be switched off at 1 pm.

The library will be closed from 21.12.2019 up to and including 01.01.2020, also on 06.01.2020.

Opening times on 02.01.2020 and 03.01.2020:

  • 8.00-24.00 o'clock

Of which service times*:

  • Thursday, 10.00-15.00 o'clock
  • Friday, 8.00-13.00 hours

Opening times Mo-Fr 8-24 h + personalised service hours

Only with an activated CampusCard can you use the unattended opening hours on a single application. Access will be revoked in the event of breaches of the conditions for unmanned opening. External library users can also apply for access to the unmanned opening hours.

Notes on opening without personnel

Change of opening times

For special reasons the opening hours can be changed. Information will be provided as early as possible here and at the entrance door to the library.

The library is closed on public holidays (e.g. May Day, Whit Monday, Ascension Day, Corpus Christi, German Unification Day).