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Opening hours & addresses

Easter 2024

The Main Library and the Department of Human Sciences will be closed from 29 March 2024 (Good Friday) up to and including 1 April 2024 (Easter Monday).

Main Library

Universitätsstr. 33, 50931 Köln
Map

Opening hours

Mon - Fri, 9 - 24
Sat - Sun, 9 - 21

Service hours

Reference desk
(Telephone +49 221 470-2374 oder  E-Mail)

Mon - Thu 10 - 16

Registration & Interlibrary loans return counter
Mon - Fri, 10 - 16

Library card: order, pick up and extend >>

Reading room and interlibrary loans counter
(Telephonw: +49 221 470-3314)

Mon - Fri, 9 - 24
Sat - Sun, 9 - 21

Historical Collections Reading Room & library of the University Archive
(Telephone +49 221 470-3199 or e-mail)

Mon,10 - 14
Tue and Wed, 10 - 16
Thu, 10 - 18
Fri, 10 - 14

Hand in for printed Cologne dissertations
Dissertations can be submitted by post and also in person by appointment. Please contact our team by e-mail if required.
Detailed information on handing in dissertationens >>

Weekends and public holidays

Service offer on weekends and public holidays >>

Public holidays on which the Main Library is open or closed >>

Department of Human Sciences

Gronewaldstr. 2, 50931 Köln
Map

On Thursday, 7 March 2024, issue counter and Human Sciences Reading Room will not open until 11:00 due to a staff meeting. Books can be returned via the drop slot until the counter opens.

Opening hours

Mon - Fri, 9 - 19

Service hours

Borrowing
(Telephone +49 221 470-4671 or e-mail)

Mon - Fri, 10 - 16; Thu, additionally 16 - 18

Stack books and textbooks can be ordered via the Cologne University Catalog.
Books are available for you to collect for 2 weeks on the next opening day  at the issue counter in the basement (Building 216, component 2).
Reservations and renewal of the loan period (up to five times) are possible via the Cologne University Catalogue.

Returning books to the issue counter via a book slot
(Telephone +49 221 470-4671 or e-mail)

Mon - Fri,  9 - 19

All borrowed media (except tests) can be returned through the book slot.

Human Sciences Reading Room
Mon - Fri, 9 - 19

Journal vlumess prior to 2000 be requested directly from the reading room counter without prior order via the catalogue and digitised in the reading room with a supervisory scanner onto a private device or USB stick.

All issues of the current year and the journal volumes from 2000 onwards can be found in the reading room.

Testothek loans
(Telephone +49 221 470-4671 or e-mail)

Mon - Fri, 10 - 14

Use is only possible for members and affiliates of the university.
Ordering by e-mail / Return only at the issue counter

Curative Education Reading Room
(Frangenheimstr. 4, 50931 Köln
(Map), Telephone.: +49 221 470-4687 u. -4679, e-mail)
Mon - Fri, 9 - 18