Library

The HTWG Konstanz Library is responsible for all questions concerning the supply of literature to the HTWG. In addition to university members, all external users are welcome also

The Library

The HTWG Library is housed in the historic building of the former Konstanz slaughterhouse and is located directly at the Rhine river.

It has received several awards and is the largest technically oriented library in the Lake Constance region.

The library holdings consist of 200.000 books in total, thereof 70.000 print books and 130.000 eBooks. The collection include the fields of technology, economics, construction, architecture, and design.

In addition, journals, specialist databases and numerous other services are available.

All Catalogues and Databases

Library Catalogue

Search the library's total holdings for books and journals with access to the loan account     

eSearch

Search in the full texts of the online collection for essays, eBook chapters and literature references (in selection)

Registration

The library is available for all members of the HTWG Konstanz and to all external interested parties (minimum age: sixten years old).

Visiting and using the library during opening hours is possible at any time without further formalities. A reading pass with a library account is required for lending, research, and use of online media.

You are...

  • Student

    The HTWG student card (ZACK card) serves also as library card for students and can be used for loans immediately upon receipt. A seperate registration is not necessary.

  • Teacher or Staff member

    For professors, lecturers and staff members, the staff member card serves also as library card. In order to use this card, you must register once with the library service (Mon–Fri 9 am – 7 pm).

  • External

    For external interested parties we will gladly issue a library card personally on site (Mon – Fri 9 am – 7 pm)

    Required documents:

    – valid German identity card or passport / foreign identity card, combined with official proof of current residence
    – Underage readers: consent and signature of a parent or guardian (see registration form)
    – completed resgistration form

    Registration form

How to reach us

HTWG Konstanz Library
Building K
Alfred-Wachtel-Straße 8
78462 Konstanz

Phone: 07531 206-580
Fax: 07531 206-587
eMail: bib-service@htwg-konstanz.de

Opening hours

During the semester:

Monday to Thursday 9:00 am to 10:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
Saturday / Sunday 10:00 am to 7:00 pm



During the semester break:
(mid of february until mid of march / mid of july until end of september)

Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm