Barrier-free Access

Accessible literature for visually impaired people

Leipzig University Library provides a range of services designed to support you in your studies. We offer services according to your individual needs, please contact us

We are always open to suggestions of ways in which access might be improved or new services that might be introduced.

We compile and provide literature for you

LUL assists users with handicaps by compiling and providing literature. Please place your orders at the service desks or via e-mail to info@ub.uni-leipzig.de

Accessible literature for the blind and visually impaired

LUL, in cooperation with the URZ, supports blind and visually impaired students and staff of the Leipzig University in researching and procuring accessible literature. Please send us requests for publications using this web form. If the required literature is not yet available in accessible form, LUL's processing service will take over and create a barrier-free accessible document as needed and in a timely manner. This service can also be used for study materials (for example lecture notes, presentations, transcripts). Questions and requests can be answered via e-mail at emedien@ub.uni-leipzig.de or by phone at +49 341 97-30685.

Loan

For borrowable items we offer an extended loan period of 60 days on demand.

Work at the library

If you want to use the collection of a branch that is not barrier-free we provide you with the literature you need at a barrier-free branch of your choice.

Branches

Accessibility at our branches is provided very differently. Please see the details below.

Limited barrier free

  • Street level entrance for wheelchair users and users with walking disability via an elevator
  • Elevator
  • Entrance to open stack and several floors is limited and only possible with assistance of the staff
  • Computer workplace for wheelchair users, 2nd floor, east wing
  • Barrier free toilets on ground floor and 2nd floor
  • Parking lot in front of the library and nearby

Barrier free

  • Access at ground level, automatic doors via lecture hall building and night entrance
  • Elevator
  • 2 barrier free toilets
  • Parking lots at parking garage Augustusplatz

Not barrier free

  • Access via staircases only, no elevator
  • Barrier free toilet

Barrier free

  • Street level entrance for wheelchair users
  • Orientation system for blind people at the Campus leads to the entrance of the library
  • Door plates in braille
  • Elevator
  • Two barrier free toilets

Not barrier free

  • Access for wheelchair users via faculty building Theater Studies with assistance of library staff

Not barrier free

  • Elevator, with assistance of library staff

Independent access within the library is not possible. Please ask the library staff.

Barrier free

  • Elevator
  • Two barrier free toilets

Limited barrier free

  • Access via courtyard
  • Elevator
  • Barrier free toilet within the building (not in the library)

Independent access within the library is not possible. Please ask the library staff.

Limited barrier free

  • Access with elevator with assistance of library staff
  • Barrier free toilets at first floor

Limited barrier-free

  • Elevator in the building; access to the 3rd floor can be reached independently with the help of a transponder, deposited at the service counters
  • Handicapped accessible toilets on the 2nd and 3rd floor in Law I; on the 2nd floor in Law II
  • Parking spaces in the Petersbogen parking garage and in Burgstraße

Barrier free

  • Access via ramp
  • Elevator
  • Barrier free toilets on ground floor (Mensa)
  • Reading room and workplaces barrrier free
  • Parking lots available (no handicapped parking)