Rules for users

Please observe some rules for the use of reading rooms and learning environment in the library rooms:

  • It is not permitted to bring bags, backpacks, etc. into the use areas.
  • Please use the lockers in the basement of the Library Central.
  • These lockers may not be occupied overnight (checks will be made. The deposit will be forfeited and a high handling fee will be charged in addition).
  • Eating and drinking is not allowed in the reading room.
  • Please speak quietly so that everyone can work undisturbed!
  • Seat reservations are not permitted; during periods of high demand for seats, the break clocks on display must be operated.
  • Please do not press books / magazines when copying, otherwise high repair costs may arise!
  • Please leave books and magazine (booklets) at the copying machines!
  • Please do not make any notes, crossings out, etc. in the library books.
  • The use of mobile phones is prohibited in the library reading room.
  • Smoking is strictly prohibited (smoke detection system).

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Please contact us if you have questions or problems related to the kiz services:

Office hours
Monday - Thursday
09:00 h - 12:00 h and 13:00 h - 15:30 h

Friday 09:00 h - 12:00 h

+49 (0) 731 / 50 - 30000

+49 (0) 731 / 50 - 1230000

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