Current services and information on using the library

At all three locations of the University Library, isolated workstations are available again. Reservations are no longer necessary. Opening hours at weekends have been extended (updated 12.10.2021, 11 a.m.) .)

The library at the central campus is open from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Monday-Friday) and on weekends from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.. The service counters are staffed from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. 

The site libraries are open as follows:

Senftenberg Campus: Monday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Sachsendorf Campus: Monday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

When visiting the University Library, please log in and out using the available QR codes and the BTU "Contact Tracking" web app  in order to trace possible chains of infection. More information:

We are pleased to answer your inquiries by phone / email:

Central Campus:
Service desk
T +49 (0)355 69-2372

T +49 (0)355 69-2373

Interlibrary loan
T +49 (0)355 69-2819

Sachsendorf and Senftenberg branches:
T +49 (0)3573 85 300 or 305
kathrin.guenther(at) or katja.richter(at)


Group work: currently not possible

Guided tours: are currently not conducted

Online offers: such as "Ask an Expert", online tutorials

Library courses: In the winter semester 2021/22 you can use our self-study tutorials in Moodle. Additionally we offer a number of dates as online courses (live) via BigBlueButton. Please check the course calendar for our up-to-date course offer.  As soon as we are resuming in-house lectures, we will inform you on the same website.

General hygiene regulations

  • If you feel any signs of illness, please stay at home.
  • The University Library may only be entered with a medical mask.
  • Observe the general rules of hygiene: Observe the minimum distance of 1.5 m, better 2 m as well as the hygiene rules for sneezing and coughing; wash your hands regularly.
  • Please use the designated reading and work stations (wearing a mask is not required here).
  • Film dispensers are available at various locations to cover the keyboards.
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