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Opening Hours

Reduced opening hours of the Bielefeld University Library

The Bielefeld University Library has the following opening hours:

Monday to Friday (except for public holidays): 8.00 to 16.00 hrs
Public Holidays, Saturday & Sunday: closed

Opening hours from 02 November 2020: Monday to Friday 8.00 to 20.00 hrs

Only the main library entrances D1 and U1 in the main university building and the library entrance in building X are open. The ZiF ​Library (Centre for Interdisciplinary Research) is closed.

The University and the University Library have been open to the general public again since September 1.

Whenever you enter the library, you must present your valid personal library card (UniCard or barcode card) at the circulation desk for registration.

In the library the wearing of mouth-nose cover on the circulation routes is obligatory for all persons. In principle, a minimum distance of 1.50 m must be maintained between persons.

Further information on the use of the public library area and the reading rooms can be found (in German only) here:

Coronavirus: Information from the library