Bücherregale in der Bibliothek

Search & Find

Bild des Eingangs der Bibliothek mit einer Treppe und Bücherregalen


Bücherregale und Pflanzen in der Bibliothek





  • The library is open for all users and can be used again without booking an appointment
  • All users who enter the library do NOT have to present a negative Corona rapid test or a proof of complete vaccination or recovery
  • Individual workplaces
    There are 7 individual workplaces available in the library. You can reserve an individual workplace by email bibliothek@hft-stuttgart.de or by phone 0711/8926 2927. Work and learning places can be used individually or in teams of max. 2 persons.
  • You will find all the information on opening rules, appointment and workplace reservation below in the fold-out menu.
  • We kindly ask you to use preferably our electronic media via the library's homepage and catalogue.
  • All current Corona information from the university can be found here.


  • Currently you do not need a negative Corona rapid test or proof of complete vaccination or recovery for a fixed duration on site.
  • The allowed number of users/visitors in the library is limited to 20 people.
  • We are allowed to offer 7 individual workplaces, which can be used as individual workplace or in team of max. 2 persons. Therefore, you need to reserve a workplace in advance.
  • Workplace reservations are to be made by telephone or via e-mail. We need your library account number for that. This number is the matriculation number, which is also on your student ID card. For external users, this is the number on your library card. Tel: 0711/8926 2927; E-Mail bibliothek@hft-stuttgart.de
  • In order to varify the appointment, bring your student, employee ID or library card.
  • New registration for external users is possible again.
  • You can enter the building only via the door to Schellingstraße near the car park exit with your student ID card. External library users please call the circulation desk Tel: 0711/8926 2927 in case you are standing in front of the closed door.
  • Social distance in front of the library must be kept. Groups or crowds must be avoided.
  • Your stay in the library must be documented: your name and duration (App Uni Now or the form on site). Data protection is guaranteed.
  • Wearing a medical mask (FFP2 mask or so-called surgical face mask) is obligatory. Hygienic behaviour must be respected. For people, who use a reserved individual workplace, the is no obligation to wear a mask.
  • 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.
  • Library users can loan books only by themsleves at the self-check terminal.
  • 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.
  • Outstanding fees can be paid only with the credit on the student ID card. You can top up the credit on your student ID card in the 1st Building (Bau 1). Unfortunately, it is not possible in the library.
  • Scanning is possible only with your own USB drive.
  • In order to use the copier device, you need a sufficient credit on your student ID card.
  • Any consultations or clarifying issues can be done via e-mail bibliothek@hft-stuttgart.de or by telephone 0711/8926-2927. We will gladly arrange a consultancy appointment with you in Zoom.

Please, help us to keep the library accessible for you by following these rules!

  • You can find electronic media of our library via the library homepage at “Search & Find”, in the library catalog, 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.
Bücherregale und Pflanzen in der Bibliothek

Opening hours

Monday - Thursday

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m


 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Glasfront der Bibliothek bei Tag

New at the HFT?

First steps

On this page, you will find contact persons, guides and instructions as well as links to all issues relating to IZ.

This is the Information Centre of the HFT with the departments “Library” and “IT-Services”.

Have a look

Two minutes movie from students for students about our library (in German)

PS: Because of the Coronavirus, conditions for access change constantly. That is why we ask you to take always into account the latest information on our homepage.

Catalog / Account


The catalog 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)

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)