English language Audio Tour

Explore the Central Library of the University

  • Would you like to explore the University and Regional Library Münster (ULB, Krummer Timpen) on your own?
  • Do you need certification that you have completed the audio tour?

You can take our audio tour anytime you like during opening hours.  You will learn how to get your library card, how to find and borrow books or journals. And of course, you  can explore our different service areas.

What you need to do:

In order to acces the MP3 files please choose one of the following options.


Preparing in advance: Before visiting the ULB you can transfer all files onto your smartphone.

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Streaming: Use an internet connection via smartphone to stream the files (see below).

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QR Codes: Each stopping point of the tour provides a QR Code so that you can use your smartphone to access the tour. In order to do this, you need an internet connection and a QR Code reader.


ULB player: Borrow a player from the Information Desk in the Recherche-Saal on the ground floor (Mon-Fri 9 am – 5 pm). Please note that we only have a limited number of players and that you need to bring your library card or student ID card with you.

  University's Wifi is available for all students and employees of Muenster University.

The  leaflet will help you find your way around the library. It is also available at the Information Desk on the ground floor.

The first stopping point of our tour is in the foyer. You can take the tour in the recommended order - or choose the stopping points to suit your individual needs and interests.

Additional information

All files (ZIP ca. 51 MB)


Do you need certification that you have completed the audio tour?

You can take part in our online test in the Learnweb (only students and other members of the WWU). The questions in the Learnweb refer to the eleven stopping points of the main tour. If you have passed the test, we will send you an email and you can download your certificate. Please note that we need one or two working days to send you the email.

If you have any problems, please contact us by email or phone us at 0251 / 83 24040.