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Welcome to the University Library!

Check our homepage for information. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, our team will be happy to help.

Library Catalogue (searches, renewals, inter-library loans)


Opening hours during semester break (02.08.2021 -30.09.2021):

Monday to Friday 09:30 am to 4:00 pm. Please notice: On Friday 03.09.2021 the library remains closed.

The library is opening – access restored to shelves and a limited number of desks

Kempten University Library is open to its users again, during the hours:
Monday to Friday 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The room for group work and the computer room will remain closed.

Please note:
You must sign in at the lending desk when you enter the library.
You are obliged to wear an FFP2 mask during your entire visit. This also applies while you are seated at a desk.
You must also maintain the prescribed minimum distance from any other people around you.
Access to the library remains via the exterior emergency staircase. (The route is signposted for you to follow.)

Need to research your bachelor’s or master’s thesis?

We will show how to find the resources you need in a one-to-one training session (lasting approx. one hour) via Zoom.
Please email schulung(at)hs-kempten.de.

Our databases

Direct links to the main databases:


Library lending desk

+49 (0) 831 2523-128


Building M, 1st floor

Hochschulbibliothek Kempten
Bahnhofstraße 61
87435 Kempten


Returns box ("Buchrückgabe")

Opening hours

Opening hours during the coronavirus pandemic:

  • Monday – Friday:
    9.30 a.m to 4 p.m.
  • Saturdays and bank holidays:

Electronic media

You can research our wide range of electronic resources, including eBooks and eJournals, without leaving home using EZ-Proxy or Shibboleth.

Unfortunately, guest readers cannot access our electronic resources off-site.

Find out how to use our range of electronic media here.