General Information


The library currently carries more than 133,000 items at both campuses, in Wernigerode and Halberstadt. Corresponding to the range of courses at the Hs Harz, the main focus of the library is on business studies, administrative management, automation & computer science, tourism, leisure, design, languages and law.



The Harz University Library informs you regularly with a newsletter about the latest news concerning the library's services.

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General Information

Wernigerode: 01.02.2024 to 18.03.2024

Monday to Friday: 09.00 a.m. - 02.00 p.m.


Wernigerode: 19.03.2024 to 23.07.2024

Monday to Friday: 09.00 a.m. - 08.00 p.m. / Saturday: 09.00 a.m. - 02.00 p.m.


Halberstadt: 31.01.2024 - 18.03.2024

Monday to Friday: 09.00 a.m - 12.00 p.m


Halberstadt: 19.03.2024 - 23.07.2024

Monday to Thursday: 09.00 a.m. - 07.00 p.m / Friday: 09.00 a.m. - 05.00 p.m. / Saturday: 09.00 a.m - 02.00 p.m.

Students (BA) and residents

max. units: 30

Lending period: 28 days

Students (BA) during the first internship

max. units 30

Lending period: 72 days

Students (MA)

max. units 40

Lending period: 28 days

Students writing their final thesis

max. units: 40

Lending period: 180 day

Borrowing and Checking-Out

Please note that currently special regulations apply for our on-site services.

You must order all library items in advance.

You have no direct access to bookshelves in the reading rooms or textbook collections! Send an email listing Author, Title and Book ID ("Signatur") to Mrs Peters for items in Wernigerode and to Mrs Liebscher for items in Halberstadt. An appointment for pick-up will be scheduled with you. Please remember to bring your student ID for pick-up.

Returning Items

Items can be returned using the return box, located to the left of the library entrance at the area of the lockers (Building 9).