Since 04 May 2020 media loan from the holdings of the University Library has again been possible for university members.

The University Library is open for extramural loan only on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Please note the following:

Media Loan

Please order the media you wish to borrow via the OPAC. Media thus ordered can be picked up the next time the University Library is open from the shelves for self-checkout at the automated checkout machines in the entrance area of the University Library in building 35.

Please further note:

  • Admission is limited to 2 persons max.
  • For access to the self-checkout area a mouth and nose protection is mandatory.
  • Before stepping into the University Library please disinfect your hands with the disinfectant provided by the University Library, as you will self-checkout using the touch screens of the automated checkout machines.
  • Please keep the safety distance of at least 1.50 m at all times.

Media Returns

Returning media is solely possible via the automated book drop in the foyer of building 35.

Extensions of loan periods

Please request extensions of loan periods of media already on loan by e-mail only. Please send an e-mail, subject "Verlängerung Leihfrist", to Please note that loan periods of media that have been reserved by other users cannot be prolonged any more but must be returned. In case the renewal of the loan period is successful you will receive a confirmation by e-mail from the University Library.