Current on-site services in the Central Library and in the Medical Library

Due to the University Corona Ordinance of the State of Schleswig-Holstein that came into force on January 10, 2021, our on-site services will be limited to the following uses until January 31, 2021:

Central Library:

  •  Carrels
  •  Pick-up and return
  •  Individual workstations (by prior online reservation only) are available for
    • students in cases of hardship, for the preparation of student theses and term papers to be written during the course of study,
    • exclusively to members and affiliates of CAU for the preparation of research papers including dissertations and postdoctoral theses,
    • university teachers for the preparation of courses.
  •  Service Counter

Please note our


Medical Library:

Mon-Fri 9 a.m. - 6.30 p.m. and Sat 11 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.


Specialist libraries:

Information on the respective specialist libraries can be found on their websites or on those of their institutes or departments.

Your licensing request for e-books

You are a member of Kiel University and need a specific book not yet available here? Please feel free to make a licensing request, so that we can make your requested e-book available to all members of Kiel University immediately via on-campus access. We ask for your understanding that, in view of the total amount of 35,000 Euros for the whole of the university, only a selection of low- and medium-priced titles can be considered.