Address and directions

The university library has several locations.

Postal and delivery addresses

Directors and administration

Universitätsbibliothek
Schloss Schneckenhof
68131 Mannheim
Delivery address

Access the delivery entrance of the university library via Otto-Selz-Straße.

Schloss Schneckenhof Library

InfoCenter
Universitätsbibliothek
Bibliotheksbereich Schloss Schneckenhof
Schloss Schneckenhof
68131 Mannheim
Delivery address

Access the delivery entrance of the university library via Otto-Selz-Straße.

Schloss Westflügel Library

Universitätsbibliothek
Bibliotheksbereich Schloss Westflügel
Schloss Westflügel
68131 Mannheim
Delivery address

Coming from Bismarckstraße via Carl-Philipp-Platz, use the entrance on your right under the archway (passage to the Mensa lawn).

A3 Library

Universitätsbibliothek
Bibliotheksbereich A3
A3, 6-8
68131 Mannheim
Delivery address

Access the delivery entrance of the A3 library via Asamplatz.

A5 Library

Universitätsbibliothek
Bibliotheksbereich A5
A5, Gebäudeteil A
68131 Mannheim
Delivery address

A5, building section A, visitor entrance on the ground floor Library administration (1st floor).

Schloss Ehrenhof Library

Hasso-Plattner-Bibliothek

Universitätsbibliothek
Bibliotheksbereich Schloss Ehrenhof
Schloss Ehrenhof
68131 Mannheim
Delivery address

Ehrenhof, east (left) entrance to the Mittelbau (central block),
Library administration (2nd floor).

Schloss Schneckenhof Library

Collections for Business Administration

Universitätsbibliothek
Bibliotheksbereich Schloss Schneckenhof
Schloss Schneckenhof
68131 Mannheim
Delivery address

Access the delivery entrance of the university library via Otto-Selz-Straße.

Arrival by train

From Mannheim central station it takes only a few minutes on foot to the university library.

Walk straight on from the central station along Kaiserring for about 50 meters. Turn left at the junction into Bismarckstraße. After about 500 meters you will reach the palace, where the library directors, the administration of the university library and several libraries are located.

For the library locations A3 and A5, keep walking straight on along Bismarckstraße. These library locations are situated on the right hand side.

Arrival by car

The coordinates of Mannheim Palace are 49° 28‘ 58‘‘ north latitude and 8° 27‘ 42‘‘ eastern longitude.

You can find parking spaces at the Universität Mensa car park (Bismarckstraße 12), for instance.

From the South or North

By car you reach us via the A6, exit Mannheim Mitte. At the planetarium, keep left and follow the sign leading to the university. Once you have passed the central station, you are on Bismarckstraße. It passes right in front of the palace, where the library directors, the administration of the university library and several libraries are located.

From the West

Change from the A6 to the A61 leading to Ludwigshafen. At the Ludwigshafen interchange, take the A650 leading to Ludwigshafen/Mannheim. Stay on this road until you reach Mannheim.

Mannheim Palace is situated on Bismarckstraße, where the library directors, the administration of the university library and several libraries are located.