Loan period

The loan period is 28 days.
It can be can be renewed for up to 1 year (except: interlibrary loans).

After borrowing, you will receive the receipts with the loan deadlines by email. You can also check on borrowed media and due dates at any time by calling up your library account.

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 1 year as long as there are no reservations from other users. The loan period shortens as soon as a reservation is placed.

How do I renew the loan period?

What are the fees for exceeding the deadline?

Good to know Keep track of your return dates!

Import the due dates of your borrowed media into your calendar system as an iCal calendar.

more about the calendar of due dates