Coronavirus: Service Information

By order of the Bavarian State Government there are still strict restrictions concerning the loaning of items and the usage of the reading rooms in our branch libraries.

All of our online services are still available to you. Please use our E-Books, E-Journals and databases.

Please also note the University's Corona FAQ.

We thank you for your understanding and wish you all the best! Stay healthy and take care of yourself and others!

The Branch Libraries 1 to 5 will be closed on November 1st (All Saints' Day). The ERBA Library will be accessible with chip card.

Current Occupancy

We are very pleased to see you again in our branch libraries, but we must still ask you to strictly adhere to some regulations:

  • The number of people who may be in a branch library at the same time is limited. Please inform yourself online about the number of free places. When you leave the library, your workstation is immediately available to other users.
  • You need to provide your contact details at the entrance in order to trace possible chains of infection.
  • Please disinfect your hands when entering the library.
  • Please keep a minimum distance of 1.50 metres to other people.
  • Wearing a mouth-nose cover is obligatory, at workplaces you can remove the cover.
  • Due to the above-mentioned distance rules, group work is not possible at the moment. The group rooms remain closed.
  • Please use the self-collection racks and the self-checkout stations to borrow books.

Thank you for your understanding!


Opening hours

  Opening hours
Branch Library 1
Theology and Philosophy
An der Universität 2
Access to the branch library is through the inner courtyard.
Monday - Friday8:30 - 20:00
Saturday, SundayClosed
Branch Library 2
Human Science
Markusplatz 3
Access to the branch library is through the inner courtyard of the Marcushaus.
Monday - Friday8:30 - 18:00
Saturday, SundayClosed
Branch Library 3
Social Sciences, Economics, and Business Administration
Feldkirchenstr. 21
Monday - Friday8:30 - 20:00
Saturday, Sunday10:00 - 16:00

Branch Library 4
Languages and Literature
Heumarkt 2
The night access to the 24h study room is closed for reasons of the Infection Protection Act.
Monday - Friday8:30 - 20:00
Saturday, Sunday10:00 - 16:00
Branch Library 5
History and Geo Sciences
Am Kranen 3
Monday - Friday8:30 - 20:00
Saturday10:00 - 16:00


ERBA library
Computer and Communication Sciences, Art and Music
An der Weberei 5
Entry to the ERBA Library will be refused without chip card. Please observe the rules of hygiene and distance at your own responsibility and do not enter the ERBA library if the maximum number of persons present is reached. Failure to comply with these rules will result in the 24/7 opening being reversed.
Monday - Sunday0:00 - 24:00

Returning books and other items

The return of borrowed media is possible in all open branch libraries. You are also welcome to use the book return boxes in front of branch libraries 3 and 4 and in front of the ERBA library. It is also possible to return media as a parcel post.

Please observe the loan periods so that the media are available to other users.