Bücherregale in der Bibliothek

Search & Find

Bild des Eingangs der Bibliothek mit einer Treppe und Bücherregalen


Bücherregale und Pflanzen in der Bibliothek


Restricted use of library facilities and services is possible under certain conditions

No normal functioning – please, use further on primarily our E-services!

How can you currently use the library?

Limited "special lending opening"

Book lending is possible under certain rules.

Please, find out about valid rules in the drop-down box during the special lending opening in advance.



Special opening

From Oktober 5th
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Monday - Thursday
9 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Friday

  • Social distance rules in front of and inside the library must be followed. It is not allowed to stay in front of the library or to enter it in groups.
  • The number of visitors in the library will be limited. The supervisory staff will control the admittance. The visitors must wait in front of the library door if necessary.
  • Starting July 1, 2020 we are obliged to record your contact details and information about the time you spend in the library. We guarantee your personal data protection.
  • Wearing a face mask in the library is obligatory. Personal and interpersonal hygiene must be ensured.
  • It is prohibited to enter the library if you have a contact with an infected person or had such contact during the last 14 days. The same rule applies in case you have symptoms of respiratory infection or high body temperature.
  • Please, stay in the library within as short time as possible. Unfortunately it is not possible to work and study in the library spaces.
  • Only users themselves can borrow books via automatic self-checkout terminal.
  • Books must be returned only via return box in front of the library. The return box is to be emptied on the following opening day in the morning before library opening whilst there is nobody in the building. In such a way, it is also ensured that nobody touched the books for several hours before.
  • Outstanding fees can be paid only via payment terminal and only with sufficient credit on the student Id card. It is not possible to top up student Id card in the library.
  • Scan service is possible only when you have your own USB Drive.
  • Copy service is possible only with a sufficient credit on the student Id card.
  • New registrations for external library users are currently not possible.

Please, help us to keep the library accessible by complying with the rules!


  • 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.

Library opening hours

Limited lending opening

from Oktober 5th

  • 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Monday - Thursday
  • 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.  Friday

You can return books outside of the library opening hours by using the return box in front of the library within the opening hours of the building.

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)