Leipzig University Library (Universitätsbibliothek Leipzig [UBL])


Opening hours 26 May 2022 (Ascension Day)

Campus Library is open 8 am–midnight without librarian services. All other branches remain closed. 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

Current services and terms of use of LUL

Sites are open, German 3G Rules apply, no seat booking necessary, wearing a mask is mandatory Read more
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Movie: Hangmen Also Die! (1943, Fritz Lang) – German Expressionism in Hollywood

25 May 2022 at 8 pm in Bibliotheca Albertina, conference hall Read more

Movie: Double Indemnity (1944, Billy Wilder) – German Expressionism in Hollywood

8 June 2022 at 8 pm in Bibliotheca Albertina, conference hall Read more

Presentation: The Coptic Gospel of Mark

23 June 2022 at 6 pm in Bibliotheca Albertina, conference hall Read more
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