LUL offers a large number of desks in different learning and working environments in its branches. You are free to choose your seat in the reading rooms, no prior seat booking is necessary.
Computer workplaces are available in all branches.
How can I log in to the computers?
Depending on which group of persons you belong to, you can log in with your university login or with your library login:
|Category of Persons||Login|
|External users of LUL|
Library-login (only after password change)
Identifier assigned by the University Computer Centre to all university members. Further information can be found on the page about the Uni-login.
Combination of library number and associated password. It is necessary to change the default password in your library account in order to use our computer workplaces. About an hour after changing it, logging in should be feasible. Please mind that after a replacement of your library card or reset to default password a new one has to be set.
PhD students of Leipzig University (verification required) with a valid library card can apply for an individual study space. The spaces are assigned to a fixed date. It is not possible to extend this period.
No spaces available at the moment because of the ongoing fire safety works.
|Library for Education and Sport Science||10||Desk, chair, locker, computer with 2 screens, Wi-Fi, LAN |
Currently no places are available,a new application phase will take place in autumn 2024.
For intensive writing and learning phases, you can book a carrel at three UBL locations. Carrels can be booked for 4 weeks. There is the option of 3 extensions provided that the place has not been pre-booked by someone else. You can check here if carrels are available and at which location and reserve one if necessary.
Please note that due to the high demand, it may happen that all individual workplaces are already allocated and have already been pre-booked several times.
Locations and equipment:
|WiFi, LAN, lockable cabinet, lockable glass door|
WiFi, LAN, lockable glass door
|Library Medicine/Natural Sciences||2||1 room, 2 workplaces, PC , WiFi, lockable cabinet, whiteboard|
We offer space to study, work or collaborate. At several branches group study rooms are available. These rooms differ in size and equipment. Please see the list below:
|Branch||Number of Rooms (Persons per Room)||Equipment||Reservation|
3 (4–6 persons)
Moveable desks, partially with whiteboards
|Campus Library||8 (2–8 persons)||Moveable desks||Reservation|
|Medicine and Sciences Library||7 (4–6 persons)||Moveable desks, whiteboards, 2 rooms with screens, 2 PCs||Reservation|
|Library of Education and Sport Science||5 (4 persons)||Partially with whiteboards, LCD-projector||Reservation|
|Library of Veterinary Medicine||2 (12 persons)||Whiteboards, 1 PC|
Free available checkroom lockers may be used during your stay. Please empty it when the respective branch closes. If a locker is not emptied by closing time or in case of lost key we will open it for a fee you will have to pay. Items not collected will be stored for 6 months and disposed afterwards.
- Bibliotheca Albertina: You can check here if lockers on loan are available or request one.
- Campus Library: Lockers are assigned in order of a waiting list at the service desk.
- Law Library – Law I and Law II: Lockers are assigned in order of a waiting list at the service desk.
- Library of Education and Sport Science: You can check here if lockers on loan are available or request one.
- Medicine and Sciences Library: You can check here if lockers on loan are available or request one.
Mobile book carts
At Bibliotheca Albertina we offer mobile book carts that can be rented for six months by PhD students of Leipzig University.
Please feel free to contact us at the service desk on the 2nd floor of Bibliotheca Albertina during the service hours or send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
At some of our branches we offer parent-child rooms that can be reserved via the website. The rooms have varying equipment, please see the list below. In the sanitary areas near the rooms there are diaper-changing tables and diaper pails.
Computer workplace, high chair/game table, resting/nursing chair, playpen, toys
|Campus Library||Workplace, high chair/game table, playpen, toys||Reservation|
|Medicine and Sciences Library||Computer workplace, high chair/game table, resting/nursing chair, playpen, toys||Reservation|
|Library of Education and Sport Science||Computer workplace, high chair/game table, resting/nursing chair, playpen, toys||Reservation|
Microforms (microfilm, microfiche)
Library of Musicology
Bibliotheca Albertina (American Space – Access to e-libraryUSA)
Library of Area Studies (Taiwan Resource Center for Chinese Studies – Access to databases of the National Central Library)