Loan periods

Find your membership status and find out what you need to know about our loan periods.

Students

A loan period of four weeks applies. Items can be renewed for another four-week period a maximum of three times, at the earliest two weeks before the due date. You can renew items yourself on the Internet. Please note: An item can only be renewed if another user has not placed a reservation on it.

Books marked with "Lesesaal- keine Ausleihe" can be borrowed on a short loan overnight. The book must be returned by noon the following day.

Generally, the loan period of four weeks also applies for interlibrary loans. You cannot renew these items.

Periodicals and newspapers are for reference only and can be used exclusively in the Learning Centre.

Please note: If items are not returned on time fines will be charged! Check your loan periods via your library account.

University personnel, Lecturers

Library items can be borrowed for a period of four weeks and will be automatically renewed twelve times. Please note: If another user places a reservation on an item you borrowed you have to return this item by the due date.

You can borrow books marked "Lesesaal - keine Ausleihe" for a period of four weeks. After that, you have to return the book; a renewal is not possible.

Generally, the loan period of four weeks also applies for interlibrary loans. You cannot renew these items.

Periodicals and newspapers are for reference use only and can be used exclusively in the Learning Centre.

Please note: If items are not returned on time fines will be charged!

External Users

A loan period of four weeks applies. Items can be renewed for another four-week period a maximum of three times, at the earliest two weeks before the due date. You can renew items yourself on the Internet. Please note: An item can only be renewed if another user has not placed a reservation on it.

Books marked with "Lesesaal- keine Ausleihe" can be borrowed on a short loan overnight. The book must be returned by noon the following day.

Generally, the loan period of four weeks also applies for interlibrary loans. You cannot renew these items.

Periodicals and newspapers are for reference only and can be used exclusively in the Learning Centre.

Please note: If items are not returned on time fines will be charged! Check your loan periods via your library account.