Branch Library 4 (Languages and Literature)

Please note the current opening times and occupancy


Library address
Heumarkt 2
Telephone +49 (951) 863-1557

Postal address
Postfach 27 05, 96018 Bamberg

Parcel post
Feldkirchenstraße 21 (Access via Am Heidelsteig), 96052 Bamberg

How to find the University Library
Virtual tour [German only]
Opening hours
Technical equipment
Information leaflet [German only](1.7 MB, 2 pages)

About the Library

In 2004, Branch Library 4 moved into the modern glass building and was completed with the extension building in 2017. Branch Library 4 offers literature of different philological disciplines, a broad collection of films on DVD, and children and youth literature. Additionally, you find foreign-language daily and weekly newspapers and exhibitions are held regularly.

Numerous workplaces are available. Furthermore, you find additional single workspaces, group workspaces, and a parent-child room in the extension building and the old building, Heumarkt 2.

Parts of the stacked literature is accessible via the open stacks.


About 529,000 volumes; approximately one fourth of which is on open shelves.

User options and loan periods


Approximately 200 reading desks, fitted with network connection, 4 rooms for individual students, 6 rooms for group work (two of which are bookable online, one is fitted with an interactive whiteboard, four are fitted with displays)

Where do I find what?

Overview charts

Basement - Groundplan(55.2 KB)

  • Open Stacks (40/ ... LI ... und 40/ ... LX ...)

Ground floor - Groundplan(500.8 KB)

    • Circulation Desk and Information
    • Textbook Collection
    • Course Reserves
    • General (A)
    • German Language and Literature (G)
    • Classical Philology (F)
    • Periodicals
    • Scanning Room
    • Copy Room
    • Theatre Shelf
    • Games
    • Lockers
    • Accessible WC
    • Baby Changing and Medical Room
    • Group Room
    • Carrels
    • Self-service checkout

    Level 1 - Groundplan(480.9 KB)

      • General Linguistics and Literature (E)
      • Oriental Studies (E)
      • English and American Studies (H)
      • Romance Studies (I)
      • Slavic Studies (K)
      • DVDs
      • Copy and Scanning Rooms
      • Newspapers
      • Branch Library Director
      • Group Rooms (bookable)
      • Carrels

      Level 2 - Groundplan(70.9 KB)

      • Training Room
      • Branch Library Administration
      • Reading Room
      • Accessible WC
      • Parent & Child Room