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The main library has been open with restrictions since April 27th, 2020.
NEW: The library of social sciences has been open since May 18th, 2020 (only for students and staff).

All other libraries remain closed.

We kindly ask you to observe the following information regarding library use:

  • Since April 27, 2020, books can be borrowed from the main library and from May 18, 2020 at the library of Social Sciences for students and staff (teachers, scientists) of the University of Salzburg.

  • Since Monday, June 8, 2020, ordering, borrowing and returning media has been possible for all non-university library users (i.e. general / external library users).
  • It is possible to order / borrow physical media from all locations of the university library.
  • Borrowed media can be returned at the lending office of the main library and at the library of Social Sciences.
    Note: The media will only be booked back after a quarantine period of 7 days.
  • Returns by MAIL:
    It is now possible to return borrowed works by mail.
    The following points should be noted here -
    exclusively to the address:

    University library Salzburg
    Hofstallgasse 2-4, 5020 Salzburg

    Please pay attention to sufficient franking (Postage costs may be prescribed to your user account). Liability for damage or loss is yours.
  • All borrowed books (even if reserved) will be extended for the entire closing time. Current due date: June 22, 2020 Automatic renewals are no longer carried out.

  • ATTENTION: Reminder fees may apply again from June 22, 2020. Please pay any incurred reminder fees before March 16, 2020

  • There are no new reminder and overdraft fees during the closing time or they are canceled for the duration of the closing.
  • All other libraries remain closed..
  • Reservations for borrowed books are retained. Provisions remain until one week after resumption of operations.
  • The book return box in front of the entrance to the main library can be used. All other return boxes from other locations cannot currently be used.
  • Interlibrary loans are not available.
  • From June 8th 2020 library cards for non-university users will be issued again.
    To reset your password please send an email to ub-support (at)
  • Library tours, workshops and events are cancelled.


  • News
    The new edition of the journal for practical philosophy is now online, with its finger on the pulse is also takes into account one topic that is shaping us like no other:the Corona pandemic. It is one of the two main focuses of the issue and its considerable scope not only reflects the importance of this topic, but also the real need to reflect philosophically and ethically on the diverse consequences of this pandemic.
    On Monday, 25. January 2021 at 6:00 pm, the online event "Infected Democracy" will take place as part of the course "Change- News in the Context of Politics, Economics and Technology“ under the leadership of Josef Trappel and Stefan Gadringer.
    With the PLUS Talk, a new form of communication was introduced to the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg in 2020. Within the framework of this format members of the rectorate discuss certain key issues with employees of the PLUS, students and public representatives. The discussions take place LIVE and offer participants the opportunity to ask questions on current topics.
    On Wednesday 17th March 2021 PLUS is holding a virtual open day and warmly invites all interested pupils and final year classes offenen. Further information can be found under
    After talks with the ministry and intensive consultation with the deans, the rectorate of the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg has decided that exams should generally only be conducted online at the moment. The following points apply here:
    There are numerous challenges in everyday elementary education, not only in Corona times. The art lies in dealing constructively with challenging situations. The fourth day of elementary education in Salzburg on 22nd January 2021, which will take place in digital form due to the pandemic-related measures, is dedicated to the topic of "Dealing with challenges in a solution-oriented way - competently and safely".
    Dialogue and Liberation in a Digital Future - Place and time: Paris Lodron University Salzburg; 14-16 October 2021 - Contact:
    INTERDISCIPLINARY CONGRESS under the leadership of Reinhard Heinisch, Reinhard Klaushofer, Christoph Kühberger and Margit Reiter
    As part of the series „MUSIC & MEDICINE“ the cooperation focus group science and art is organising another online lecture on the 27th January 2021.
    10 am /Online-Matinee with lecture and discussion „Artes“ series with Robert Brennan and Wolf-Dietrich Löhr.
    As part of the series „MUSIC & MEDICINE“ the cooperation focus group science and culture is organising another online lecture on the 3rd February 2021.
    The Law Academy at the University of Salzburg is offering three online seminars in January 2021 on the topics of an update to competition law (antitrust law and UWG) on Friday, 15 January 2021, an update to company law on Friday, 22 January 2021 and an update to warranty law on Friday, 29th January 2021.
  • Veranstaltungen
  • 27.01.21 Music, Entrainment and the Mind–Body Connection: Implications for Health and Physical Activity
    28.01.21 Making Art Modern? Views from the Italian Renaissance.
    28.01.21 Kunstgeschichte und Umweltgeschichte im Dialog. Die Darstellung von Wald und Bäumen bei Albrecht Altdorfer und Wolf Huber
    28.01.21 Performing under pressure: Mechanisms and interventions.
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