Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Information on the re-opening of the library

What hygiene requirements must be observed in the library? (last updated 04.10.2022)

  • We strongly recommend wearing a medical face mask (surgical or FFP2 mask) inside our buildings
  • Taking a basket – available at the entrances – with you when entering the library remains mandatory.
  • We recommend keeping a distance of at least 1.5 metres (ca. 5 feet) to others.
  • Hand sanitisers are available at the library entrances.
  • Please do not come to the library if you have cold symptoms, acute respiratory illnesses or confirmed infections.
  • Please pay attention to notices displayed within our buildings.

Please take note of the current Hygiene plan of Rostock University Library.


Locations with access restrictions?

The Centre for Patents and Standards, the Special Collections, and the University Archive can only be accessed by prior appointment. Please refer to the relevant location’s website for further information.

Service restrictions

All services are currently available at all library locations.


All members of Rostock University are able to reserve a workspace at the following links:

Any other questions?

You can reach us at (Campus Library Südstadt, 0381 498 8777) or at (city centre libraries, 0381 498 8712).