The open stacks area at all of the University Library´s facilities can be used without a library card. For lending books and other media a library card is required.
For students of the University of Greifswald the electronic student ID card has a library function.
Registration is free of charge for all users.
The registration for using the University Library as a non-university member is managed by the Service Desk at the Central University Library, Beitzplatz Campus.
Opening Hours for the Service Desk
|Registration, Loans, Returns|
|Monday - Friday||9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.|
Registration requires the presentation of:
- National ID card/passport
- Staff members of the University of Greifswald - employment contract
- Under 18s – declaration of consent from a parent/legal guardian
- Foreign library users - passport and registration certificate
Loss of Your Library Card:
If users lose their library card, they can request a new one from the Service Desk at the Central University Library. The fee is € 4.70. The old card will be blocked and will no longer be available for use. You can block your account immediately after losing your library card, by calling +49 3834 420 1567.
Students who lose their student ID cards (with integrated library function) must also inform the Students´Registration Office.
Use of the internet is only possible for students and staff members of the University of Greifswald.