Inter-library loan

You can request media that are not available in the University and District Library using our Inter-Library Loan services.

If you have questions, please contact

You can make online requests for books or magazine articles via the Digital Library. To do so, you require your library code as well as a transaction number (TAN) for each request, which you can obtain from the Library.

€ 1.50 per request (+ postage for the notification, if you have not provided the Library with your email address).

Additional fees:are incurred, for example, for particularly extensive copies

Payment:   transaction number (TAN), which you must purchase from the Library beforehand

Delivery time:
approximately 10 working days

Due to the pandemic, delivery of articles will be in electronic form until 31.7.2021.
In exceptional cases, essays that can not be delivered electronically can also be sent by post. The postage costs of 1,55 € (large letter) will be charged to your library account. Please contact with your current address.


The following literature cannot be ordered via Inter-Library Loan:
a) Reference books, non-circulatory literature
b) Loose-leaf items, irreplacable items, oversize formats
c) Hobby and entertainment literature
d) Books that do not cost more than € 10.00 in the book trade
e) Theses for state examinations, final examinations and the German "Diplom"
f)  New publications of the current year