Opening Hours

Current information

From 1 December 2021, the opening hours of the Gotha Research Library will be shortened due to the pandemic.

The lending desk and the reading area with the reference collection are open Monday to Friday from 9 am to 4 pm.
The special reading room in the castle is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the special reading room in the Perthes Forum is open Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Access to the library is only granted to persons who can prove a 3G status (vaccination certificate, convalescence certificate or qualified rapid test). Please note the current conditions of use.

If you have any questions, we will be happy to help you by phone at +49 (0) 361 737-5540 or by e-mail at bibliothek.gotha@uni-erfurt.de.

Infection protection concept

Company shutdown between Christmas and New Year

Dear users,
the Gotha Research Library will be closed from Friday, 24 December to Friday, 31 December 2021.
We will be back for you on 3 January 2022.
We wish you happy holidays and a healthy new year!

Closing days of the library

Date Public holiday
01.01.2021 New Year
02.04.-05.04.2021 Easter
01.05.2021 Labour Day
13.05.2021 Ascension Day
24.05.2021 Pentecost
20.09.2021 World Children's Day
24.12.–25.12.2021 Christmas
31.12.2021-01.01.2022 New Year's Eve and New Year's Day