Partial opening of the subject libraries

The subject libraries A3 and Schloss Ehrenhof open to students and staff members of the University of Mannheim with some restrictions. A seat booking is mandatory. The libraries A5 and Schloss Schneckenhof (BWL) remain closed. Required media from these libraries can be used in the A3 Library after ordering by e-mail.

Seat booking for the subject libraries A3 and Schloss Ehrenhof

Ordering required media from the A5 Library:
a5erw(at)bib.uni-mannheim.de

Ordering required media from the Schloss Schneckenhof Library:
bwlerw(at)bib.uni-mannheim.de

The Details

  • Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 12 noon to 4 p.m. except on holidays
  • The Schloss Ehrenhof Library ist only accessible via the east entrance.
  • Access is only possible after an online seat booking.
  • Your booking and your ecUM card will be checked at the entrance.
  • The seats released for use are clearly marked.
  • Within the library it is mandatory to wear a mouth and nose protection in circulation areas (corridors, staircases, printers, copiers, scanners) and in communal rooms (e.g. washrooms).
  • At the workstations you can take off the mask as long as the minimum distance is observed.
  • The minimum distance of 1.50 m must be maintained at all times and is checked by library staff and security staff.
  • The lockers are not released for use.
  • The use of the printers, copiers, scanners and PCs is possible with restrictions. We ask you to clean the library equipment before use. Cleaning products are available on site.
  • Working in groups is not permitted, group study rooms are closed.
  • Persons who have had contact with a person infected with the corona virus in the last 14 days or who show symptoms of a respiratory tract infection or increased temperature are not allowed to enter.

Please inform yourself about the hygiene regulations (PDF, 96 KB) before your visit.

Media from the subject libraries A5 and Schloss Schneckenhof

You can order media from the A5 Library and the Schloss Schneckenhof Library and use them in the A3 Library. Please send an e-mail in advance to the relevant subject library: for media from the A5 Library to a5erw(at)bib.uni-mannheim.de and for media from the Schloss Schneckenhof Library to bwlerw(at)bib.uni-mannheim.de.

Book returns

  • Media from the Central Lending Library can be returned during the opening hours Monday to Friday from 12 noon 4 p.m. via the return machine or at the security service on site.
  • Books from the the other library locations can be dropped off by the security service at the entrances of the A3 Library or the Schloss Ehrenhof Library from Monday to Friday from 12 noon to 4 p.m.
  • Returns by mail are possible at your own expense and risk to: Universitätsbibliothek Mannheim, Ausleihe, Schloss Schneckenhof, 68131 Mannheim.