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University Library

Library card

You want to borrow media or use our computer workstations? You will need a library card for this.

Information for ...

... at the University of Würzburg

Your student ID card is also your library card.

... at the University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt

We will be happy to activate your student ID card for use as a library card. Please visit the circulation desk in the Main Library  with a valid personal ID or passport.

... at other universities

You can request a library card for a €7 deposit from using our online form for people in the city and region.

Lost cards

A lost card could be used to borrow books in your name. If you lose your card, please inform the circulation desk immediately.

... at the University

Go to User-Portal to activate your JMU Card for use as a library card.

As an academic, you automatically receive special lending conditions.

Lecturers without a JMU Card can also apply for these special lending conditions.

Request and delivery conditions

... at the University Hospital

As an academic, you can request special lending conditions.

We issue a library card for university employees to other employees of the University Hospital. Please come to the circulation desk of the Main Library and bring your valid identity card, your valid proof of employment and € 7 deposit in cash for the card.

Request and delivery conditions

... at other universities

If you are resident in Germany, you can request a library card for a 7 € deposit via our online form for people in the city and region.

If you are visiting the University for a short time (a few weeks), we recommend that you use the group account for the Chair that invited you.

If you are staying for longer, for example for the whole semester, you can request a card with special lending conditions via the Chair.

Lost cards

A lost card could be used to borrow books in your name. If you lose your card, please inform the circulation desk immediately.

You want to borrow media or use our computer workstations? We will gladly issue you a library card. There is a one-off deposit of €7 for this.

Request a card

Collecting your card

We will send you an e-mail once your card is ready for collection. Please come in person to the circulation desk of the Main Library and bring the deposit of € 7 in cash. You will receive your library card upon presentation of your valid identity card (or passport + current certificate of registration).

Lost cards

A lost card could be used to borrow books in your name.

If you lose your card, please inform the circulation desk immediately. If required, we will provide you with a replacement card (exchange fee: 10 €, deposit for the new ID card: 7 €).

Card no longer needed?

If you no longer wish to use our services, you can return your library card to us (Mon-Thu 9:00-16:00, Fri 9:00-12:30). If it is undamaged, you will receive your deposit back. Please note that we can only pay out the deposit amount to yourself or an authorized person.

Please note: Only the Studentenwerk Würzburg can pay out any remaining money on your card. This is only possible before you return the card to us.

Address up to date?

If you move house, please let us know your new address.

If you need to change your e-mail address, go to "User details" in your library account.

Account & user data

Your user account shows all the items you currently have on loan (with the loan period) and your requests and reservations.

You can enter your e-mail address under "User details". This will enable us to send reminders when your loans come to an end and notify you when items become available.

Further information