Corona pandemic

Current information for users of the University Library and the campus libraries (Updated: 2022-04-04)

LATEST NEWS: Access only with FFP2 or medical mask

 According to the current version of the hygiene regulations of the University of Freiburg, access to the University Library and the campus libraries is only permitted with a FFP2 mask (or a comparable standard, especially KN95, N95, KF94, KF99) or with a medical mask.

The wearing of masks is mandatory in the whole public service area of the libraries.

In this regard, the University is fulfilling its legal obligation to ensure orderly study operations and the best possible academic outcome (§ 2 LHG).

Access to the campus libraries

Most of the campus libraries can be used without prior registration. Other campus libraries can be visited after prior registration via e-mail or telephone reservation.

Current information on the opening of the campus 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

Behaviour in the building

  • Please observe the usual spacing rules (1.5 m).
  • It is mandatory to wear a FFP2 mask (or a comparable standard, especially KN95, N95, KF94, KF99) or a medical mask.
  • For persons who are exempted from the obligation to wear a mask by a medical certificate, the cordoned-off area in reading room 1 behind the lifts is provided. If you belong to this group of people, please use this area exclusively.

Expanded range of electronic media

Freiburg University Library has further expanded its digital services during the Corona crisis. 
Here you will find information on newly added electronic offers on an ongoing basis.

Campus delivery services and Interlibrary Loans

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 order articles from journals and collective works from the holdings of the UB and the campus libraries free of charge. Scan service

Postal service for books

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 Loans

Interlibrary loan requests are processed within the framework of Corona-related restrictions.

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