In order to borrow items, get access to your library account and for a number of other services you need to register with the library. 

For registration at the issue desk please bring the following documents:

  • application form
  • Erfurt University students: student ID (thoska) and identity card or passport
  • Erfurt University staff: staff ID (thoska), checklist personnel department, identity card or passport
  • all other applicants: identity card or passport together with official proof of address (Meldebestätigung) or residency permit; students and staff from other Thuringian universities: thoska card

Please notify the issue desk as soon as possible of changes of address.

Validity library card

The validity of the library card is limited:

  • students of the University of Erfurt: 13 months
  • all other users: 2 years

The time limit can be checked on your user account.

You will receive a reminder e-mail 5 weeks before the end of the validity of your library card.

After this period you will not be able to order, reserve, borrow or renew any media. Please renew your card in person at the issue desk and bring your passport or identity card.


Lending Services
Contact: Katharina Hartisch
(Erfurt University Library)
C16 - Library / Service desk
Office hours
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