Branch Library 4 (Languages and Literature)

Learning space24 in the Branch Library 4 – open 24/7

The learning space24 is open round the clock.
Please note the following:

  • Between 12:00 a.m. and 08:30 a.m. the lockers in the ground floor are not accessible. Instead use the lockers in the basement.
  • Please, borrow not-yet-borrowed books from the circulation desk before 12:00 a.m.
  • You reach the entrance/exit Stangsstraße through the staircase or the elevator. You gain access to the building using your student ID.

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
Opening hours
Technical equipment

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

Range of subjects and consultation appointments


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).

Please note the reduced number of seats available, due to the current distancing regulations.

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)

    • Textbook Collection
    • Course Reserves
    • General (A)
    • German Language and Literature (G)
    • Classical Philology (F)
    • Periodicals
    • Theatre Shelf
    • Games

    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

      Level 2 - Groundplan(70.9 KB)