The current Corona Ordinance of the State of Baden-Württemberg dated 16 August 2021 allows the use of reading rooms, Parlatorium and campus libraries only to vaccinated, recovered or tested users. One of the following proofs must be presented:
Loans are available and can be returned Mon–Fri 8 am–6 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm (last admission: 5.30 pm).
Please note that only a limited number of people may enter the lending area. Therefore, please limit your stay to the minimum necessary. Access does not entitle you to use the reading rooms!
Students and staff of the University of Freiburg can use the UB's study areas in the reading room and the Parlatorium without fixed time slots Mon-Sun from 8 to 24 hrs. Registration takes place directly on site.
Mon-Fri from 5.30 p.m. and Sat-Sun all day long, all registered users of the UB can use the reading room and the Parlatorium.
The special reading room is open Mon-Fri 9-12 and 14-17 only after prior registration. Further information
Equipment issue and use of the editing workstations is possible again Mon-Fri 10-12 and 13-17 o'clock.
From 16.08.2021 up to and including 30.09.2021, the Media Centre will be open from 10-12 and 13-15 due to the holiday period and low demand.
The confirmation of reservation must be presented at the media centre.
Registration is by e-mail at email@example.com
Some of the specialist libraries can be used by students and staff of the University of Freiburg without prior registration. Other subject libraries can be visited after prior registration via e-mail or telephone reservation.
Current information on the opening of the subject libraries can be found here
In addition to the UB, ordered media can also be borrowed from the campus libraries of the Technische Fakultät and the Wirtschaftswissenschaften. For further information, please visit the websites of the two campus libraries
Entrance and exit are separate. Access is via Platz der Universität 2 (revolving door east). The exit is via Milchstraße (revolving door west).
Please note that access to the reading room and the Parlatorium is only possible on presentation of a proof of vaccination or recovery or a negative corona test. Please have the relevant proof - preferably in digital form - ready at the entrance.
As a reaction to the closure of the University Library and all campus libraries due to the Corona crisis, we have expanded our digital services. Here you will find information on newly added electronic offers on an ongoing basis.
During the restrictions in the University Library and in the campus libraries caused by the Corona pandemic, it is possible for members of the University of Freiburg to order articles from journals and collective works from the holdings of the UB and the campus libraries free of charge. Scan service
During the restrictions in the University Library and in the campus libraries caused by the Corona pandemic, it is possible for members of the University of Freiburg to get loanable books from our stock by mail for a fee. Postal service
Interlibrary loan requests are processed within the framework of Corona-related restrictions.