Bücherregale in der Bibliothek

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Bücherregale und Pflanzen in der Bibliothek


The library remains closed to public access until further notice

The loan of print media for university members is allowed from January 12th, 2021 on a click and collect basis

We kindly ask you to use further on preferably our electronic media via the library's homepage and catalogue.

You can pick up print media, prior ordered via library's catalogue, at the library's door (click and collect). Orders, made until 10:30 a.m. can be picked up on the same day. Orders, made after 10:30 a.m. can be picked up on the next day. At the moment, the order is limited to 10 media.

Pickup times:

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Monday - Thursday

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Friday

  • The return of print media via the return box in front of the library's door is possible again.
  • The loan periods of all currently loaned print media have been extended to 17.03.2021.
  • The dunning procedure is suspended and no further fees will be charged.
  • Reservations already made remain in force, new reservations are possible.

The library can still be reached by e-mail.
The library team can also be reached by telephone at 0711 / 8926 2927 at the following service times:

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.    Monday - Thursday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.    Friday

  • The requested literature must be ordered via online library catalogue. The order is made in the full display of the title via the buttonRequest/Hold” (Here is a detailed guide).
  • Only available media can be ordered.
  • The quantity is limited to 10 orders.
  • The ordered books will be ready to be picked up on the following day. The order will be held for you for one week. Orders, made until 10:30 a.m. can be picked up on the same day.
  • The orders can be picked up at the library´s entrance at the following times:
    11 a.m. – 2 p.m.: Monday – Thursday
    11 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Friday
  • Outstanding fees can be paid only in case of urgency. For this purpose, there must be a sufficient credit on the student ID card. Cash payment is not possible.
  • There is no consultation on site. Any consultations or clarifying issues can be done only via e-mail bibliothek@hft-stuttgart.de or by telephone 0711/8926-2927.
  • You can enter the building only via the door to Schellingstraße near the car park exit with your student ID card.
  • Please note that Corona Rules must be kept while picking up the order.
  • Social distance in front of the library must be kept. Groups or crowds must be avoided.
  • Wearing a medical mask (FFP2 mask or so-called surgical face mask) is obligatory. Hygienic behaviour must be respected.
  • In case you have a personal contact with an infected person or have had it within last 14 days, entering the university is prohibited. The same applies in case you have symptoms of a raspiratory infection or increased body temperature.
  • The return of the books is possible only via the return box in front of the library. The return box is emptied every day in the morning before the library´s opening, when there is no one in the building. In that way it is ensured, that the books are not touched withing several hours.
  • The service is provided exclusively for the HFT members.
  • You can find electronic media of our library via the library homepage at “Search & Find”, in the library catalogue, via database information system DBIS and via electronic periodical database EZB.
  • You will also find there many guides on access and search in various electronic collections.
  • In case you have some questions or issues, contact us via Service and support portal of the Information Center (only accessible within the university with HFT login) or e-mail (ist@hft-stuttgart.de). We would be glad to help you.
  • In addition, you can use part of the electronic media collection of the Württemberg State Library (WLB) at home. However, you need a library card of the WLB. Students get this card free of charge. Please note, at the moment you can apply for the card online only. You will find all of the relevant information at the website of the WLB.
  • Due to licensing reasons, it is unfortunately not possible for HFT students to use the electronic collections of other universities.

Catalogue / Account


The catalogue lists all materials available at the library or via campus network.
Library card owners can view their account, place a hold on materials currently checked out or renew their loaned materials.

About us



Phone +49 (0)711 8926 2927 (circulation desk)
Phone +49 (0)711 8926 2928 (Info desk from 11 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. )

Library address:
Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences
Schellingstr. 24
70174 Stuttgart

2nd Building, entrance from Schellingstr. / Schelling Street


Management and team


You can find information about the library team in Confluence. (University internallogin required)