Public Relations

Dr. Rüdiger Schütt

Scope of duties

  • Contact for media representatives
  • Organisation & coordination of exhibitions & events
  • Editing of websites & the annual report

Law Division

Ute Kurkowski

Scope of duties

  • Advising academics as well as specialist library staff on legal issues arising from everyday library activities, especially in the fields of copyright law and publishing
  • Development and provision of legal training services
  • Analysis and assessment of court decisions and legal changes relating to the library
  • Drafting of institutional regulations and bylaws
  • Cooperation with the university's Legal Department



Scope of duties

  • The University Library acquires printed and electronic media (e.g. monographs, journals, university publications) for all the CAU's subjects through purchasing, licensing access rights as well as within the framework of rights pertaining to inspections and deposit copies and makes them accessible to all users across the campus.




Scope of duties

  • Kiel University Library operates the open access publication platform MACAU (Link) together with the University Computing Centre. It creates globally visible, free access to first or second scientific digital publications. The service is available to all members of Kiel University (CAU) and closely associated academic institutions for publishing work.
  • The University Library is home to the CAU's publishing company, science's partner for high quality publication projects with a modern design. University members can publish their research findings in a variety of forms (monographs, collections, catalogues, journals, etc.) and formats (digital with a print-on-demand option) - via the gold open access model.

Subject Librarians

Our subject specialists are your contact for any subject-specific questions about the University Library and our various services. The following list of subjects will take you directly to the right person to contact, who will be happy to advise you on your particular subject-based questions.

Management Rainer Horrelt