News Archive

26 November, from 1 pm: Campus Library and Bibliotheca Albertina closed due to a demonstration

Due to a demonstration on 26 November Bibliotheca Albertina and Campus Library will be closed from 1 pm. Read more

18/19 October: Shortened Opening Hours

The opening hours of Deutsches Literaturinstitut will be shortened on Tuesday, 18 October 2022 and Wednesday, 19 October 2022: Tuesday, 18 October 2022 1–3 pm
Wednesday, 19 October 2022 3–6 pm
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21 October: shortened opening hours; 22 October: closed

The Library of Education and Sport Science will open for a shortened period from 8 am to 6 pm on Friday, 21 October 2022. On Saturday, 22 October 2022, the library will be closed all day. The reason... Read more

On Friday, 14 October open only from 10 a.m.

Due to the implementation of the inventory in the reading areas, the Medicine and Sciences will be open from 10 a.m. until midnight on coming Friday 14 October. Read more

October 7–10: Elevator maintenance

From Friday, 7 October, 12 am, to Monday, 10 October, 9 am, all elevators in our branches will be out of service, except in the Law Library. Read more

Special Collectings Reading Room closed from October, 10–October, 20 2022

Due to construction, the Special Collectings Reading Room will be closed from October, 10–October, 20 2022. Please direct inquiries as usual to: Read more

Welcome to Leipzig University Library

Information for all new students of Leipzig University Read more

UPDATE 21 September: Library branches reopen after evacuation measures

The evacuations due to the Word War II bomb discovery in Dimitroffstraße have been lifted. The affected branches of the Leipzig University Library are open again as of Wednesday, 21 September. Read more

Opening hours during semester break

The Library of Archaeology, Prehistory and Ancient History will have modified hours of operation during semester break.
Beginning 18 July, 2022, the location will be open as follows: Monday–Friday
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Changed service hours until 9 July 2022

Until 9 July 2022, library service hours are shortened in the Medicine and Sciences Library. Read more

From 13 June: Designated workplaces with mandatory masks

From Monday 13 June, LUL will be offering workplaces where masks are mandatory in designated areas. Read more

The current exhibition "mitgesammelt und eingekapselt" is closed on 15 June

Maintenance work is carried out in the showroom Read more

Changed opening hours on 24 May 2022

The Library of Education and Sport Science opens from 9 am to 10 pm on Tuesday, 24 May 2022. Read more

New university hygiene concept: update on mandatory masks

With the new hygiene concept of Leipzig University, it is now only mandatory to wear a mouth-nose protection in the library branches if the minimum distance of 1.5 m is not reached. Read more

Call for Digitization Requests 2022

Thanks to renewed funding by the Saxony State Digitization Program, Leipzig University Library (UBL) will be able to continue the systematic digitization of its book manuscripts in 2022. Read more

Vulnerability at Leipzig University Library's IT system

On 19 April 2022, a vulnerability was discovered in an IT system at Leipzig University Library. This resulted in external access to about 70,000 records of library users. Affected users were informed... Read more

Пропозиції від бібліотеки Лейпцизького університету для біженців / Services offered by Leipzig University Library for refugees

Жахлива війна в Україні сколихнула весь світ. Ми також хвилюємося за людей в Україні та тих, хто в цій ситуації залишився без домівки. Ми хотіли б допомогти, роблячи те, що вміємо – надаючи швидкий і... Read more

Sexualised harassment: Update 2 March

On 24 January 2022, the Leipzig University Library (UBL) informed about cases of sexual harassment in the Bibliotheca Albertina and Campus Library, by actively addressing its patrons and the general... Read more

Changes to university VPN: Access to eletronic resources with new profile

On 1 March 2022 from 8 to presumably 8:15 am maintenance work on the university's VPN dial-in will take place. After that there will be two profiles, only one will allow full access to licensed... Read more

Sexualised harassment in the Bibliotheca Albertina and Campus Library

Four cases of sexualised harassment by an unknown perpetrator were reported to Leipzig University Library. (Trigger warning: sexualised violence, sexualised assault) Read more