Learning in the Library - where can I find ...?
"Studying just as you like!" - different learning spaces in the Central Library and in the Departmental Libraries:
- Group work spaces are located on the ground floor of the Central Library
- Rooms for group work for TU Dortmund students (book via our booking system)
- room 112, Central Library, first floor
- room 216, Central Library, second floor
- room 1.315 and 1.316, Emil-Figge-Bibliothek
- The rooms can be booked up to one month in advance.
- After 15 minutes, the reservation will become invalid.
- If the rooms are not booked they are available for every TU Dortmund student to learn.
Silent Study Areas
- Work spaces for quiet studying are located on the on the ground floor, the second and the third floor of the Central Library.
- The Information Centre for Technology and Patents (basement level 2) offers work space for quiet studying during opening hours from 9am to 4pm.
- In the Departmental Libraries you can find a quiet working atmosphere.
- Laptop-free Zone: On the second floor left there is a quiet study room (room 205), where laptops are not allowed. A laptop-free zone is also located in the Emil-Figge-Bibliothek.
- Study Room: On the second floor you can reserve a workspace with lockable containers in the study room (room 207).
- The workspace in the study room can be reserved for a maximum of 40 days without renewal, costs: € 2.00. The keys are handed out during business hours of the service centre and taken back during opening hours.
- When all workspaces are occupied, you can place a reservation in our catalogue.
- You can use the containers for your own papers or borrowed media. We reserve the right to check the containers regularly.
- If you do not sit at your workspace, others can take your seat as long as you are not there.
Work Stations for Students with Special Needs
- Study Rooms for Disabled Students
- A study room for disabled students is located on the second floor (room 206). The room provides a workstation fully equipped for the needs of blind or visually impaired users. The key is available at the service centre during opening hours.
- In the Emil-Figge-Bibliothek, there is a working room for students with disabilities - .
- by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- by telephone: 0231/755-4070
- or at the Emil-Figge-Bibliothek service desk
- Parent-child Room: The TU Dortmund provides a study room for parents with children in the Central Library (room 116a). While you are working with your own notebook, your children can play in the colourful kids corner. The key is available at the service centre.
Computer and Notebook Workstations
- Lounge in our armchairs, sofas and benches to take a relaxing study break on the ground floor, second or third floor.
TU Dortmund Campus Study Areas
- TU Dortmund campus study areas: overview
- Different learning spaces in the library - our regulations
- Ask a librarian
- Please report technical problems to our IT support.