The University Library is open for borrowing and returning books.
Please take note of current guidelines and restrictions – such as the mandatory wearing of masks and scanning of your library card – before your visit.
Entry provisions, such as phone number registration, are detailed here.
This library is part of the Campus Library Innenstadt. The upper floor provides a variety of study spaces, including a PC Pool, a number of group study rooms and single study workspaces.
10:00 - 17:00
Tue. - Fri.
09:00 - 17:00
Online tutorial Fernleihe" on 23 June
Online-Vortrag "Auf den Spuren jüdischer Friedhöfe im römisch-deutschen Reich des Mittelalters" am 23. Juni
New regulations for University Library users, effective 14 June
Theology and Philosophy Library and Special Collections closed from 24 December 2020 to 8 January 2021
You can study in groups in room 107, as well as in the ground floor lobby.
The reading room, consisting of 17 workspaces, is located on the ground floor.
There are 26 lockers, located near the entrance, for locking away your personal belongings while you are in the library. You must present your library card to obtain a locker key at the Circulation Desk. The key must be returned on the same day, as lockers are emptied daily.
The Circulation Desk can lend you USB devices for a few hours.
Room 112 has been converted into a Play and Study area, called KESS (Kinder-, Eltern-, Spiel- und Studierzimmer). It contains a workspace in addition to a learning and playing area for children up the age of 12. It is open to all members of the University and their children. The room is open during the library's opening hours.
Lost and found property is kept at the Circulation Desk for a few days before being handed over to the University's caretaker.
An ear plug dispenser is located near the entrance.
This library is not wheelchair accessible. A member of staff will gather your items for you.
The library has two black and white copiers and a coin-operated copier. The latter only accepts the correct amount of money and is not connected to the server. Therefore, you can only use this machine to copy, not to print. Instructions on how to activate a copy card for students and Rostock University staff
There are 2 book scanners, located on the ground floor. The scanners may be used without registration – you only need a USB device for saving your scanned documents.