General information for library usage

General information about library usage

Are you studying or working at the University of Applied Sciences Bremerhaven and would like to use the library services?

Then please fill out the registration form 

and come with your employee or student ID card and your valid ID card or with your valid passport and a registration certificate (as a proof of residence) to us at the front desk. With us you will receive your library card.

You are not a member of the University of Applied Sciences Bremerhaven?

As an external user, you will also receive a library card at the front desk upon presentation of your valid identity card or valid passport and a registration certificate (as proof of residence) and for an annual fee. Please fill out the registration form.

Please note: Your library card is valid for one year (from the date of issue) and must be renewed thereafter.

With the library card you can:

use all locations of the State and University Library Bremen;

borrow most of our media for four weeks (each ,excluding: magazines, specially labeled media) - and if not otherwise noted by any other user - prolong it five times;

reserve and receive rented books.

With the library card password (the six-digit date of birth - ddmmyy) you can:

View your library account: You can prolong loan periods; Delete reservations; check if your address is correct; Check if there are any fees to pay and check by when your library card is valid; 

Please also provide us with your current email address so that you will receive notifications of your pre-paid and upcoming loan periods;

use the lending machine;

Use the library's Internet PCs for 5 hours daily.