Our library provides or enables access to media such as periodicals, course books, specialist books and CD-ROMs as well as electronic information to support our students and our lecturers alike. The library is both, a study library with workplaces and a borrowing library, and it is open to all members of the university.
The library focuses on technical and scientific publications for all study programmes offered at THGA (geo-engineering and post-mining, mechanical engineering, material sciences, electrical engineering, infortmation technology, and business engineering). Our reading rooms feature around 30,000 volumes which can either be consulted in the library itself or borrowed and taken home for studying. They are sorted by category. In addition, you will have access to around 300 journals and daily papers.
Opening hours during the lecture period:
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 8:00-20:00
Opening hours during the semester holidays:
Tuesdays and Thursdays: 12:00-19:00
Information on Covid-19 regulations
We look forward to your visit. Please observe the following rules:
- Wearing a medical face mask (FFP2) is recommended in the library.
- Please try to keep a minimum distance of 1.5 m to other people.
Our library team
Herner Straße 45
44787 Bochum, Germany
Entrance: Building 8, Room 005
Downloads: user regulations and fees
- User regulations library (German)pdf, 618 KB
- Library fees (German)pdf, 627 KB