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Departmental Library for Theology

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 Catholic Theology studies.

The shelf marks of these items start with "200/“ and "201/*".

Please wear a mouth and nose protector throughout the building.

Lending To Go from 25.01.2021

In order to supply the university with literature, the departmental library will offer a book lending service from 25.01.2021 during service hours Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00.

Lending possible in the departmental library - pre-ordering required - collection with FFP2 masks

Until further notice, the departmental library must remain closed to the public. There is, however, the possibility to borrow books.

The desired books must be ordered in advance by mail. We will inform you by e-mail whether (if lent) and when you can collect them.

When ordering, please give your UB user number (it starts with 079... and is printed on your student card or JMU-Card) as well as author, title and shelf mark of the books you want to borrow (starting with 200/... or 201/...). Please also tell us your desired date for the collection (at the earliest on the next working day between 10:00 and 16:00). Please send your book orders to:
tb-theol@bibliothek.uni-wuerzburg.de. The loan period is 14 days.

To expedite the book issue, loan slips are in the books. The loan slips must be filled in, signed and placed in the box provided.

There is also a cart for returning books in the entrance area of the library. Please return only books that you have borrowed from the departmental library. Books from the Main Library must be returned there. The book return box of the Main Library is open around the clock.

Note for lecturers:

Books ordered by lecturers with the shelfmark 201/... can be collected and returned in the group work area. and the return of books ordered by lecturers takes place in the group study room of the library on the 1st floor.

E-books first - make suggestions:

Please use our acquisition suggestion form for e-books! In this way a contactless literature supply is possible.

Further information on the current situation

The departmental library is a reference library, which means that items can usually only be used on site. Weekend loans are one exception: You can borrow a maximum of five items from 12:00 on Friday until the following Monday at 12:00.

Items with the shelf marks starting with "201/*" must be ordered from the library stuff.

More information on further lending conditions can be found in the Guidelines on the use of departmental libraries (PDF, 124 KB). You will find a large collection of study-relevant literature available for loan in the Hubland Main Library.


Study desks

A total of 37 study desks are available, including 27 laptop workstations with power supply and 5 computer workstations with Internet access.


Internet access,  Wi-Fi, multifunctional copiers


20 lockers are available in the departmental library.


Study desks accessible for wheelchair users can be found on the first floor and basement level of the library.



Specialist information


Department head and subject librarian

Dr. Oliver Weinreich

Subject librarian for Theology, Philosophy, Political studies, Sociology and Music
Building: Bibrastr. 14
Room: 03.017

Departmental library employees

Bianca Raab

Building: Bibrastr. 14
Room: 00.014a

Kerstin Rhinow

Building: Bibrastr. 14
Room: 00.014a

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