Welcome to the Library of the English Department at the University of Münster.
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New place for our DVD collection

The library has many DVDs that can also be borrowed. They are now at the entrance of the library just right behind the supervisor's desk. Please feel more than welcome to check out the extensive collection!

NEW from July 2024:
• DVD Player & Drive Borrowing Available! Find this service at the reception desk

About the Library

The library of the English Seminar is located on the first floor at Johannisstraße 12 - 20. The special library offers an ever-growing collection of about 117 000 volumes, 900 digital media, 39 000 microfilms, and other audio-visual resources.

Library information & Lending desk: 0251-83 24 506. bibles@uni-muenster.de

Specialized information, comments, concerns, and book suggestions: 0251-83 24 507. lucks@uni-muenster.de

Please don't hesitate to contact us!


  • Opening hours

    Opening Hours in semester break (22.7.2024 - 04.10.2024):
    Monday - Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

    Closed: German Unity Day (03.10.)

  • Group workspace

    The library of the English department has three collaborative workspaces, including our new workspace equipped with a smartboard for your use. Group workspaces can be reserved either directly at the supervisor's desk or by email. If you are unable to use the room despite your reservation, please notify us via email. Additionally, the room can only be reserved for up to three hours.

    Here is an introduction on how to use the smartboard.

  • Borrowing and lending conditions

    All students of the University of Münster with a valid student identification card can loan books. Since 01.09.2022, lending is done via ALMA, our new library system. ALMA also changes the lending conditions in our library: Students can borrow a maximum of 5 books for 1 week.
    The loan period for academic staff of the University of Münster is 4 weeks.
    Some holdings (journals, books with special locations, etc.) are excluded from borrowing.

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    Audio Tour

    Audio Tour  - Explore the Department Library!

    The Library recommends also Training tours of the University and Regional Library (ULB) Münster. Training tours of the University and State Library (ULB) Münster.

  • Note for library users with disabilities

    Unfortunately, the library of the English Department is not barrier-free.
    Library staff will fetch any medium for you on request.
    You are also welcome to pre-order media for use by phone or e-mail, which will then be held for you at the supervisor's desk.

    Tel.: 0251 83 24506   E-Mail