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Opening hours

Dear students and lecturers,

from March 01st 2021 apply the following opening hours (campus Cologne):

Monday to Friday we open from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

At the moment we are a lending library only!

From August 24th 2020 apply the following regulations in the library (campus Cologne):

The library premises may only be entered with mouth-and-nose protection. Furthermore, a minimum distance of 1,5 metres to other persons must be maintained. Access to the library is via the library entrance door on the 2nd floor. Leaving the library is only possible in the direction of the seminar rooms on the 3rd floor. The library visitors are registered by name. It is important to avoid the formation of groups in all library rooms.

Books can only be borrowed by pre-ordering via the Web-OPAC ( 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 are closed.
The PC workstations can only be used for printing and copying for a maximum of 5 minutes. A maximum of one person is allowed in the computer room.

The Cologne University Library offers also again some restricted services.


Kind regards and stay healthy!

Your library team