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Coronavirus: Important Information on Library Usage

  • By order of the Presidential Board of the TU Darmstadt, the University and State Library (ULB) remains closed until further notice.
  • The ULB offers a new service as an alternative to the currently not allowed inspection of rare books (manuscripts, incunabula) or interlibrary loan.
  • The reading room at Haus der Geschichte (TU Archive) is closed till 19 April 2020.
  • All ULB events (workshops, guided tours, coffee lectures etc.) are cancelled.

Until further notice you can contact the library from Monday to Friday from 8am to 3pm by phone (Stadtmitte: +49 6151 16-76210, Lichtwiese: +49 6151 16-76400) or . Due to the large number of inquiries the processing of your request may be delayed.

Information of the TU on the Coronavirus

Statement by the Director on the Corona Crisis

Please note the following information:

  • Lending and returning media is not possible.
  • No reminders for borrowed media will be sent until further notice. Outstanding fees till 13 March 2020 will not rise further but have to be paid..
  • All book reservations done so far remain active.
  • Interlibrary loan is currently not possible.

  • Single and group study rooms are closed. Keys for single rooms will be prolonged until further notice.
  • Lockers for working materials are closed.
  • In case you want to fetch property from your locker or single study room, please contact us.
  • Advice on digital publishing is available by or by telephone.
  • First and second publications, electronic dissertations will continue to be processed and published.
  • Dissertations and postdoctoral theses can be delivered by post: ULB Darmstadt , Digital Publishing Team , Magdalenenstr. 8, 64289 Darmstadt
  • Receipts for dissertations and habilitations are currently sent out once a week.

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