Opening hours

Monday                      09:00 a.m. – 04:00 p.m.

Tuesday                      09:00 a.m. – 04:00 p.m.

Wednesday                 09:00 a.m. – 04:00 p.m.

Thursday                    09:30 a.m. – 08.00 p.m.

Friday                         09:00 a.m. – 04:00 p.m.

Saturday                     08:30 a.m. – 03:00 p.m.


The library may only be entered with mouth-and-nose protection. Furthermore, a minimum distance of 1,5 metres to other persons must be maintained. Leaving the library is only possible in the direction of the seminar rooms on the 3rd floor. All library visitors
 get registered by name. It is important to avoid the formation of groups in all library rooms.Currently the following regulations apply in the library (campus Cologne):

Books can only be borrowed by pre-ordering via the personal library account ( Open access use of the book collection is not permitted. Library users will be notified by e-mail as soon as the pre-ordered books are ready for collection. The books can be picked up and returned at the information desk.

The study rooms within the library can be used after prior reservation (please contact the library staff). One person per room is allowed. The rooms can be reserved for two hours each. The mouth-and-nose protection can be removed while sitting at a desk. 

No more than seven people are allowed in the computer lab at any one time. The computers and the copying machine can be used.  

The Cologne University Library offers limited service again.


Kind regards and stay healthy!


Your library team