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Opening hours

Coronavirus

ULB opened to a limited extent!

In response to the Coronavirus pandemic the ULB can only be used to a limited extent.

21 to 29 July: Extension of opening hours during the exam period [de]

Opening and service hours:

  • building, textbook collection, self-collection area, returns:
    MonFri 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
    Sat/Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • time slots for workspaces:
    • main reading room, group room:
      MonFri 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.* and 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.
      Sat/Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
      * regardless of the information in the Seat Reservation Service
    • Westfalica reading room:
      MonFri 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.
      Sat/Sun 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

The information desk is happy to answer your questions by phone MonFri 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at +49 (0)251 83-24040.

Possible after making an appointment:

  • consultation of media ordered into the reading room and manuscript reading room
  • consultation of e-books, e-journals and other licensed resources in the research room (for external users)
  • using the scanners in the DigiLab [de]
  • consultation [de] concerning literature research and reference management

FAQs on measures regarding the Coronavirus pandemic – borrowing, returns, reading room, etc.
Services of the ULB during the Coronavirus pandemic [de]

The ULB remains closed every year:

  • 1 January
  • Carnival Monday
  • Good Friday/Holy Saturday/Easter Sunday/Easter Monday
  • 1 May
  • Ascension Day
  • Pentecost Sunday/ Pentecost Monday
  • Corpus Christi
  • 3 October
  • 1 November
  • 24 – 26 December
  • 31 December

Different opening hours apply around Christmas and the turn of the year.