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Regulations from 16.12.2020

The library closes from 16.12.20

Due to the requirements of the Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts (MWK) of the State of Baden-Württemberg, all libraries and archives of the state and therefore also our library will be closed from 16.12.20 until at least 31.01.21.

Information / Contact

If you have any questions, the library team can still be reached via email Mondays to Fridays we are also available by phone between 9am-5pm, the general phone numbers (-3700 | -3710) are staffed again, but please contact the specific person for your request if possible.

Borrowings, returns, fees

As of Monday, 18.01., media ordered in advance (books, tablets, USB sticks with statistical software) can be picked up from Mon-Fri by individual appointment.

Pick-up periods:

You can make an individual appointment with us for pickup Mon-Thu from 9am-5pm and Fri from 9am-1pm.

How does the order work?

Please write us an email to and tell us:

  • the media you need
  • user number
  • the possible collection day and time

We will book the media for you and contact you with detailed instructions for collection.

Returns are also possible again from 18.01.21. Please note that the loan periods have been adjusted due to the closure and decide individually if it is necessary to come to the clinic grounds. You can check the loan periods of your borrowed items in your library account if necessary.
If you need to return a tablet, please contact us by email ( to make an appointment.

ATTENTION: Access to house 42 - and thus to the BookReturn - is only possible without a key card during pick-up hours (Mon-Thu 9am-5pm & Fri 9am-1pm).

If there are any problems in individual cases, please contact us by e-mail as well:


The literature delivery service continues for the time being, orders can be placed. We will inform you by e-mail which way you can receive articles or books.

However, there will be service restrictions.

Please note: No orders will be processed between 24.12.20 and 003.01.21.

Submission of dissertations

Dissertations and postdoctoral theses can be sent to the library by post. Please refer to our contact page for the delivery address.

Please note that there is currently a delay in processing.

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