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

Apart from offering a transnational interlibrary loan service and an opportunity to carry out Internet searches, the library also provides a number of campus-wide database systems.

The "Karl Oppermann" Foundation in the library of Wernigerode presents a rare pleasure of art: It is the only art foundation at a university of applied sciences in Saxony-Anhalt.


Campus Wernigerode

Am Eichberg 1

38855 Wernigerode

Tel: +49 (0) 3943 659 171

Fax: +49 (0) 3943 659 174  


Campus Halberstadt

Domplatz 16

38820 Halberstadt

Tel: +49 (0) 3943) 659 176

Fax: +49 (0) 3943 659 179


Students and residents

max. units: 30

Lending period: 28 days


Students during the first internship

max. units 30

Lending period: 72 days

Students writing their final thesis

max. units: 40
Lending period: 180 days


Opening Hours

Opening hours during the semester break:

Mon - Fr:  09:00am - 12:00 (noon)


Opening hours at both locations during the period of study and examination:

Mon - Thur:  09.00am - 07:00pm

Fr: 09.00am - 05:00pm

Sat: 09.00am - 02:00pm   


You can return your books anytime by using the books-return-box.



Library users can check their account online by entering their user number and password. Students of the Hochschule Harz need to use their matriculation number as user number. If the lended item isn' requested by other users, the lending item can be extended online by yourself. Also, it is possible to request an item that is currently lent.




With interlending (Fernleihe), you get access to books from other libraries. The books will be send to our library for you. Once you enter the website, you can switch the language to English at the top right corner.




• Klick the blue link under the title
• A button in dark grey will appear at the top right of the title page „Sign up / Login“
• After pushing this button, you see a light blue field
• Enter your University email-address and password
• Go to the second option from the bottom „Login via Shibboleth or Athens“
• At the new screen at the right site, choose „Or, find your institution (via Shibboleth)“
• Enter „Hochschule Harz Bibliothek“
• Choose „Login via Shibboleth“