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English, Germanic and Romance Language & Literatures

Departmental Library for English, Germanic and Romance Language & Literatures (TB AGR)


All online services are available without restrictions. We recommend that all members and students of the university primarily use our wide range of e-books, e-journals and databases.

In the departmental library, you will find specialist literature on English,  German and Romance studies and on Comparative Indo-Germanic Linguistics . The entire departmental library collection can be searched via the catalogue.

The shelf marks of these items start with "450/“. Older collections also start with the following shelf marks: "452/“ (German studies, department of ethnology), "453/“ (German Studies, older department),  "409/" (Comparative Indo-Germanic Linguistics ).

The following special conditions of use apply:

Access to the departmental library via Building 2 and Building 3

  • Learning workstations are available without prior reservation.
  • You are not allowed to bring jackets and bags. Lockers are available in front of the departmental library.
  • Two multifunctional copiers and the Book2net scanning station can be used in self-service

  • The media of the departmental library can be borrowed regularly. Please take the books out of the shelves yourself. We book the media at the service desk.
  • The loan periods are the same as at the main library.
  • Extending the loan period can be done via your user account.
  • Detailed information about the lending services.

Media marked with a red location mark, such as journals, cannot be borrowed. This also applies to holdings that are particularly worthy of protection for conservation reasons.
A valid library card or student ID for the current semester is required for borrowing materials.

Return of borrowed media

Books borrowed from the departmental library can be returned to the departmental library or to the return terminals in the MainLlibrary. The two terminals on the outside of the Main Library building (about 50 meters to the right of the entrance in the direction of the Mensa) are also available outside opening hours.

Please send returns by mail as a package to: Teilbibliothek AGR, Philosophiegebäude, Am Hubland, 97074 Würzburg. The date of receipt of the mail is decisive for the timely return.

Study desks

A total of 280 study desks are available, including 160 laptop workstations with power supply, 11 computer workstations with Internet access and 1 research PC (catalogue).

The CIP pool, which has an additional 24 computer workstations, is located in room 3.U.14 and is accessible via the departmental library for English studies, Germanic studies and Romance studies.


Access to specialist databases for literature searches, Internet access, Wi-Fi, multifunctional copiers, Book2net scanning station


300 lockers are available outside the departmental library. Please bring your own padlock (shackle thickness 6–7 mm) and remember to empty your locker in the evening.

Study desks accessible for wheelchair users can be found on the first floor and basement level of the library. The connection between the two floors is not wheelchair accessible (winding staircase). However, there is a separate entrance to the basement; please contact the library staff if you need assistance.

Further information can be found on the webpage of KIS (Kontakt- und Informationsstelle für Studierende mit Behinderung und chronischer Erkrankung).

Department head

Dr. Anne Schmid

Building: Z4, Hubland Süd (UB)
Room: 011


Ursula Batliner

Building: PH1, Hubland Süd
Room: 3/E/7

Cora Collon

Building: PH1, Hubland Süd
Room: 3/E/7

Amelie Duclouet

Building: PH1, Hubland Süd
Room: 3/E/7

Marcelina Jaeger

Building: PH1, Hubland Süd
Room: 3/E/7

Subject librarians

Dr. Gabriele Blümig

Subject librarian for Romance studies
Building: Z4, Hubland Süd (UB)
Room: 020

Dr. Katharina Boll-Becht

Subject librarian for German Studies and European Ethnology / Cultural Anthropology, Subject librarian for franconian regional studies
Building: Z4, Hubland Süd (UB)
Room: 305

Dr. Elmar Fleuchaus

Subject librarian for English and American Studies, General and Comparative Linguistics and Literary Studies, Classical Philology
Building: Z4, Hubland Süd (UB)
Room: 120

Get in touch with us at any time, in writing, by telephone, by e-mail or via our contact form.