Library and Sound Archive

Die SUB eröffnet für Studierende ab 20.4.2020 die Möglichkeit, von Beständen aus der SUB-Zentralbibliothek Scans von Aufsätzen oder Buchauszügen zu bestellen. Bis zu 5 Bestellungen pro Tag können über das Bestellformular getätigt werden, Scans werden per Mail versandt. Infos auch hier.

Die Bereichsbibliotheken und Institutsbibliotheken arbeiten noch an Regelungen für Studierende. Die Musikwissenschaftliche Bibliothek bleibt weiterhin geschlossen.
Bitte beachten Sie unsere Hinweise zu Zusatzangebote an Onlineressourcen in der Coronakrise für Musikwissenschaftler.
The library of the Department of Musicology is a reference library. Only weekend loans are possible, from Friday at 11.00 am till Monday at 10.00 am.

The library of the Department of Musicology comprises approx. 23.000 volumes, sheet music and musicological journals. We provide access to the music editing software Capella for students. It is possible to borrow recording devices for sound recording work (further information on "Service"). Please ask the library staff!


Opening hours during term time:

  • Mon, Thur 11:00 - 18:00
  • Tue, Wed 10:00 - 18:00
  • Friday closed



Opening hours during term break:
10 February till 9 April 2020:

  • Mon to Thur 10:00 - 16:00
  • Fri closed (weekend loan from Thu 16:00 to Mo 10:00).


Due to the corona crisis, the musicological library is currently closed for the time being. We will inform you about any changes in policy.
Current notices will be displayed.

Weekend loan can only be processed during regular opening hours.

Equipment and resources

  • Xerox (includes Scanner via email-sending or usb)
  • scanner (max. Din A3)
  • cutting machine
  • spiral binder
  • 4 computers
  • audio-recording deviced
  • CD- and LP-player, headphones


library media

  • reference library with encyclopaedias, monographic literature and sheet music
  • term key texts for taught courses
  • musicological journals (room 013)
  • rare sources (access with library staff)
  • facsimiles (room 010)
  • sound archive with tapes, LPs and CDs (room 007, access with library staff)
  • collection van Lamsweerde (room 106)