Loans are available and can be returned Mon–Fri 8 am–6 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm (last admission: 5.45 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!
If you have borrowed media from the University Library whose loan period ends before 7 April 2021, please remember to extend these loan periods or return the volumes in good time if an extension is no longer possible.
In addition, we kindly ask you to return borrowed books that have been earmarked by a third party immediately after the loan period has expired.
Students and staff of the University of Freiburg can use the reading rooms and study spaces of the UB to a limited extent after prior online registration Mon–Sun 8am–midnight (in four time slots). The special reading room is open Mon–Fri 9–12 and 14–17 by prior appointment. Further information
Pre-ordered equipment is issued and returned on Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 am to 1 pm at the UB information desk on the ground floor. Reservations please only by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 1 pm on the day before pick-up.
Students and staff of the University of Freiburg can book a reading place in most of the campus libraries after prior online registration or email 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).
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.