Register as a school student

School students can use the library for free.

School students aged 16 and over can obtain a free library card for borrowing media. A valid school ID or a current school certificate must be presented as proof.

If you would like to register for the first time, please fill out the registration form before coming to the library.
Go to online registration

Afterwards, you can get a library card at one of the lending desks. Please note our service hours.

Access to the Internet at the PC workstations in the subject libraries is not possible.

Already of legal age?

These documents must be presented at the lending desk:

  • Valid German ID
    OR
    German passport together with a recent registration of residence
    (not older than 6 months).
  • Foreign ID or passport together with a recent registration of residence (not older than 6 months)
    OR
    Valid temporary residence permit ( = Aufenthaltstitel), if it contains the address.
  • Valid school ID or a current school certificate.

Still a minor?

These documents must be presented upon registration:

  • Valid German identity card of the school student / the pupil
    OR a passport together with a certificate of registration
    (not older than 6 months).
  • A signed written declaration of consent from the legal representative.
  • Valid German identity card of the signing legal representative (also front and back copy)
    OR a passport together with a certificate of registration
    (not older than 6 months).
  • In the case of foreign identity cards or passports, a registration certificate (not older than 6 months) or valid residence title (with residential address) must be presented.
  • Valid school ID or current school certificate.