The loan period is 28 days.
When you borrow a book, you will receive a receipt stating the due date. You can also check on borrowed titles and due dates at any time by calling up your account.
The loan period can be extended up to five times assuming that the book is not reserved by another user and the loan period has not yet been exceeded. If the loan period is exceeded, there are charges which increase every ten days.
Non-borrowable media from the open-shelf section can be borrowed via short-term borrowing with a shortened loan period.
Doctoral candidates and assistant professors as well as members of the Duisburg-Essen University will receive an extended loan period of 168 days as long as there are no reservations from other users. The loan period shortens as soon as a reservation is placed.