University Library

Restricted Opening Times

The University Library is currently open from Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm, from 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm, from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm and on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm for a limited number of users who have booked a time slot. Please note the information on restricted use.

Opening Times

Please find changes to our regular opening times or days closed on our welcome page (in German).


The University Library is closed on public holidays.

Library Center Wilhelmstr. 32
Area Mon-Fri Sat Sun

Main building

8 am - 12 am 10 am - 10 pm 10 am - 10 pm

Information Desk

9 am - 6.30 pm 10 am - 3.30 pm ---

Main Issue Desk
Restricted services *

8 am - 12 am
6.30 pm - 12 am
10 am - 10 pm
3.30 pm - 10 pm
10 am - 10 pm
10 am - 10 pm

Dissertations Department

Mo, Tue, Thurs, Fri

9 am - 12 pm

and by appointment

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Ammerbau and Alte Waschhalle 8 am - 12 am 10 am - 10 pm 10 am - 10 pm

Information Desk

8 am - 6 pm --- ---

Reproduction Department

Tue-Thur
9 am - 12 pm and by appointment

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Bonatzbau

8 am - 8 pm

10 am - 6 pm ---

Manuscripts Reading Room

Mon-Wed, Fri
9 am - 5 pm
Don 9 am - 6 pm
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Historical Reading Room

8 am - 8 pm 10 am - 6 pm ---

University Archive

9 am - 12 pm and
2 pm - 4 pm
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Graphic Collection of the Institute of Art History

on Wednesdays
10 am - 12 pm and

2 pm - 5 pm

and by appointment

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Branch Library Natural Sciences (Morgenstelle)
Area Mon-Fri
Central Library 8 am - 8 pm (after 5 pm Restricted services *)
Chemical and Pharmaceutical Department (PCB) 8 am - 8 pm (after 5 pm Restricted services *)
Due to the automatic closure of the building at 8 pm, services such as borrowing and returns can only be done until 7:45 pm.



*Restricted services during the evening hours and weekends:

During limited services, the following services are not available:

  •    Payment of (late) fees
  •    Issue of user cards
  •    Exmatriculation discharge notes