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German National Library of Science and Technology and
University Library Hannover (TIB/UB)

Bild: Photo: Building 1, Welfengarten 1B

The University Library Hannover (UB) is responsible for providing the science, technology ,humanities and social sciences departments at the University of Hannover with literature and information.


Opening Hours

Postal Address:

Technische Informationsbibliothek / UniversitÀtsbibliothek Hannover
Postfach 6080
D - 30060 Hannover

Building 1:
Welfengarten 1B
D - 30167 Hannover

Tel. +49 511 762 -2268 (Information Desk)
Tel. +49 511 762 -3376 (Lending Desk)
Fax +49 511 762 -4076


Building 2:
Bremer Straße 2
D - 30880 Laatzen

Tel. +49 511 762 -9377
Fax +49 511 762 -9364


Building 1
Monday - Saturday 8.00 am to 10.00 pm

Reading Room PIN House 1
Monday - Friday 9.00 am to 4.30 pm

Building 2
Monday - Friday 9.00 am to 4.30 pm

FB Königsworther Platz
Monday - Saturday 8.00 am to 10.00 pm
Sunday 9.00 am to 8.00 pm
(before 9.00 am, Saturdays after 6.00 pm and Sundays reading rooms, lending and return counters only)

Further Libraries:


The holdings of the German National Library of Science and Technology and University Library Hannover (TIB/UB) comprise a total of 8.2 million volumes, microforms and CD-ROMs as well as subscriptions to 21,000 general and specialist journals. Of these, approx. 7.3 million are media units, 18,000 are technical and scientific journals, and approx. 1.2 million media units as well as 3,000 journals concerning the arts and social sciences. The holdings also contain conference reports, research reports, patent specifications, norms, standards, dissertations as well as Eastern European and East Asian specialist literature.

Hannover University Archives

The university archive undertakes the tasks of a state archive. For this purpose it archives documents of permanent value which have been generated by the university administration, the academic and student self-government, the central facilities as well as in the faculties and their attached scientific facilities. Since 2005 Hannover University Archive has been under the organisational authority of the university library.