Freiburg University Library

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Freiburg University Library
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New building from 2015

founding 1505
Duration 3.63 million media units (3.5 million volumes)
Library type University and public library
place Freiburg in Breisgau
management Antje Kellersohn
The historical buildings are mirrored in the new UB

The Freiburg University Library is the library of the Albert Ludwig University of Freiburg . As a scientific universal library, it fulfills the tasks of a university library on the one hand, supplying the members of the university as well as those of the Catholic University of Freiburg , the Evangelical University of Freiburg , the University of Education and the Freiburg University of Music with literature and information, but on the other hand it is also open to all other interested citizens .

In 2015 the library had around 25,000 active borrowers.


Paper stocks are at the established 1457 front Austrian presuppose University in Freiburg from the start, libraries in 1470 for the first time expressed and library statutes in 1490 demonstrated. The use of the faculty libraries was restricted to graduates. The name “bibliotheca universitatis” first appears in the minutes of the Senate in 1505, probably for the library of the artist faculty.

In addition to the book collections of the faculties, those of the various bursa and foundation houses were of importance for students (Domus Cartusiana, 1485; Collegium Sapientiae , 1496; in the 16th century Collegium Battmanicum, Collegium S. Galli, Collegium Pacis). In the early years, foundations were particularly important for the growth of libraries.

By 1755 the libraries of the private foundation houses were transferred into the possession of the university, and in 1755 the faculty libraries were merged. A separate library room was designed in the college building from 1755 to 1757. In spatial terms, this was the beginning of a central university library. There was a full-time librarian since 1768. The reforms of Maria Theresa were in the background of these measures . These increasingly had an impact on the purchasing policy. With the abolition of the Jesuit order , its presence at the University of Freiburg ended in 1773 and its grammar school Academicum passed into the possession of the university and the library was moved there. In 1791 the grammar school moved to Brunnenstrasse and later became the Berthold grammar school , while the library remained at its location. As a result of the Josephine monastery reform in 1782 and the secularization of 1806, numerous holdings were added from the libraries of the dissolved monasteries, so that the book holdings of the university library increased significantly. However, only a small part of the manuscripts from the monastery libraries came to Freiburg; the more valuable holdings went to the Grand Ducal Court Library in Karlsruhe.

In 1795, a library commission responsible for literature acquisition was founded. In the last third of the 19th century, the professionalization of the librarian profession prevailed. In 1870/71 August Wilmanns was the chief librarian (later director general of the Royal Library in Berlin), then Karl Dziatzko (later director of the university libraries in Breslau and Göttingen), followed by Julius Steup in 1872 , who remained director until his retirement in 1912. He reorganized the list and created a systematic catalog according to in-house rules (continued until 1967), the rough system of which is based on Otto Hartwig's system. A new neo-Gothic library by the architect Carl Schäfer was moved into in 1903.

Various reforms of the library organization were undertaken under the directors Emil Jacobs (1912–1929) and Josef Rest (1929–1953): in 1924, the establishment of a lending system for the southern German libraries, the introduction of the referral system for specialist literature acquisition as well as cataloging and advice at about the same time Zeit, in 1932 the establishment of a medical and scientific textbook collection, furthermore in 1930 the introduction of the Prussian instructions for alphabetical cataloging and the thus enabled participation in the German general catalog from 1931 until its destruction in the Second World War. Usage has been improved by setting up a photo site; Public relations were served by exhibitions and publications. In the Third Reich, the library was affected by political measures (racist legislation, censorship) and, like a large part of the university environment, behaved in a largely adapted manner. Despite severe damage to the building , the library was spared major inventory losses during the Second World War by relocating essential holdings in good time.

The post-war period under the directorate of Josef Hermann Beckmann (1954–1965) is characterized by reorganization as well as the expansion and reconstruction of the library building.

A reorganization took place under the directorate of Wolfgang Kehr (1967-1994). It mainly consisted of building a university library system through the establishment of faculty libraries and larger decentralized library facilities and the development of a general catalog of the holdings of the decentralized university libraries and other Freiburg academic libraries, which has since been replaced by the online catalog. In addition, the further expansion of the textbook collection was pushed ahead and the catalog situation improved by amalgamating alphabetical catalogs, the Freiburg journal catalog, which was first published in 1960, was reissued, and a new subject catalog based on the Eppelsheimer method was started with the catalog data from 1950 (canceled in 1994). At the same time, it was possible during this time to intensively expand the portfolio due to the favorable economic conditions. In 1990 the library started electronic cataloging in the Southwest German Library Network.

Under the directorate of Bärbel Schubel (1994–2008) there was an intensive development of information technology, the use of the Internet took on a central importance and digital stocks (acquisitions, licenses, free offers) also became more and more important. New forms of communication such as podcasting are used for scientific purposes.

Antje Kellersohn has been Managing Director of the Freiburg University Library since October 2008.

List of library managers

Term of office Official Remarks
1821-1822 Johann Kaspar Ruef fell ill from 1821
1821-1829 vacant
1829-1836 Carl Zell
1837-1843 Heinrich Amann
1843-1846 Heinrich Joseph Wetzer provisional
1846-1849 H. Amann
1849-1850 vacant
1850-1853 HJ Wetzer
1855-1857 Theodor Bergk
1858-1870 Franz von Woringen
1870 Wilhelm Brambach
1870-1871 August Wilmanns
1871-1872 Karl Dziatzko
1872-1912 Julius Steup
1912-1929 Emil Jacobs
1929-1953 Josef rest
1954-1965 Josef Hermann Beckmann
1967-1994 Wolfgang Kehr
1994-2008 Bärbel Schubel
2008- Antje Kellersohn


Upper book hall of the first university library (1898)

From 1783, the university collections in the renovated ballroom of the former were high school academicum the Jesuits in the Jesuitengasse (from 1866 Bertoldstraße) set up. Before the renovation, the congregation hall had a built-in stage so that it could also be used as a theater hall. The history of the theater in Freiburg began there in May 1770 with a performance on the occasion of Marie Antoinette's bridal procession .

The renovation according to plans by the university sculptor Joseph Hörr turned it into a baroque library with ceiling-high wall shelves and a circumferential gallery supported by columns. It was the first purpose-built building that was used solely for the university library. A renovation in 1822 ensured long-term use, which was made more difficult in the following decades by increasing lack of space. In 1944 the building was destroyed.


former UB on Rempartstraße (today college building IV)

On February 22, 1897, a new building on Rempartstrasse was approved, designed by the Karlsruhe architect and senior building officer Carl Schäfer in the neo-Gothic style . The tapering plot of land was to be used for a building systematically developed from the entrance area towards the top. The state parliament approved a budget of 576,000 marks for the project . The architect in Kiel was in charge of construction.

The west side with portal has a length of 12 and 25 m, to which the north and south wings adjoined with 50 m each; towards the east they were connected with a 49 m long round wing. The eaves are 16 m above street level. In the magazine building (book room) five floors were arranged, while in the rest of the building there were only three. Inside there is a 420 m² atrium with an entrance on the south side. Here the inflow of the industrial stream was visible, which drove the underground turbine system of 23 HP used for lighting.

In late 1896, the demolition of a residential building and the paradise mill that occupied the property began. The excavation work began on March 5, 1897 and the masonry work on June 12. The base height was reached in mid-June 1898. The foundation floors were partially up to 8.5 m below street level. Larger wall ruins of blown up fortresses as well as very strong other wall sections crossed the building site. A wet ditch ran from south to north which caused the extraordinary depth of the foundation. A total of 1440 square meters were built over. The library moved into its new building in 1903.

The south wing of the building was destroyed in the Second World War. In the 1950s, a modern new wing for the administration was added at different storey heights and a new reading room was built into the former inner courtyard. After the library moved to the new building on Werderring in the 1980s, the building was converted into Kollegiengebäude IV with the network library with six institute and seminar libraries in the reading room and adjacent rooms. In front of the entrance is a bronze sculpture of Marsyas by Alfred Hrdlicka from 1985.

University square

Former building of the Freiburg University Library (2005)

In 1978, the state of Baden-Württemberg erected a new building on Werthmannplatz (today the University's place and the Old Synagogue's place ) across from Collegiate Building I according to plans by the University Building Authority . For this, the former building of the Rotteck-Gymnasium was demolished. The building had three underground and six above-ground floors. The reading rooms on the 4th and 5th floors offered 800 workplaces until the building was closed in 2008; the reference inventory comprised 140,000 volumes. The library administration was on the 3rd floor, the lending and information center with online catalogs, database and internet places as well as the PC-supported learning center on the 2nd floor. The building also had a cafeteria and an exhibition room. In terms of functionality, the building was considered to be outstanding, the architecture was assessed differently, and strangers could easily mistake the building for a parking garage. The facade was partially greened by plant troughs. In the “Art in Architecture” program, the facade was decorated with portrait paintings by Peter Dreher and the pedestrian bridge in front of it with sculptures by Joachim Schmettau . The facade parts with the self-portraits by Dreher can be seen today in the new UB in the lending area in the basement.

New building

Status of work in February 2015

Mainly because of outdated technology (air conditioning) and the need to repair damage to the facade, the library building had to be renovated. The necessary total renovation should both bring savings in management and integrate the building into the new traffic situation (traffic calming under construction on the previous ring road) and the overall urban planning concept (new design of the surrounding area). This was prepared in early 2006 with an architectural competition , in which the first prize went to the Basel architects Degelo Architekten . The cost of that new building was initially estimated at € 32 million. The new building offers 1,250 workplaces in 4 reading rooms and 500 workplaces in the Parlatorium. At the same time, it should save up to 65% of the energy costs of the previous building with comparable operating times.

From autumn 2008 to July 2015 the library was in two alternative quarters: UB 1 in the former town hall and UB 2 in Rempartstrasse. With the temporary relocation of the library, continuous opening times (24-hour operation) were introduced for UB 1 in the city hall, which were retained in the new building until September 2018. Due to insufficient occupancy and to save maintenance costs, the opening times were shortened to 7 a.m. to midnight.

In September 2009, the pedestrian bridge that connected to the old library was demolished. In the period that followed, the building was gutted from pollutants, electrics and carpets. From January 2011 the old building was dismantled. Contrary to plan, only three staircase towers remained when the part of the building above ground was demolished. The scope of dismantling was significantly larger because, on the one hand, more polluted material had to be disposed of than planned. In addition, the originally planned extension to the existing ceilings would no longer have met the new earthquake standards, so the ceilings had to be completely renewed. The three basement floors with the book magazine were preserved. During the renovation, this magazine continued to operate and the 3.5 million books were still accessible. The demolition work was completed in December 2011 and the shell construction began. During the shell work in October 2012, it became known that the renovation would exceed the planned cost target of 44 million euros. On November 10, 2012, a construction worker died on the construction site of the new library when he fell off scaffolding. The final shell was completed in April 2013.

UB with sun protection to avoid dazzling road users

In the same month, the installation of the facade made of glass and dark matt chrome steel with an area of ​​7300 square meters and the interior work began. The facade was closed in April 2014 and the cladding lasted until the opening in July. It was also announced that the company, which was responsible for the entire building technology, is insolvent. Since the facade on the southeast corner blinds road users when the sun is low in spring and autumn, it is covered with a sun sail during these times. That costs maintenance and care. The responsible office for property and construction has been arguing with the architect Heinrich Degelo in court since 2019 .

The new university library started its trial operation on July 21, 2015, with a delay of almost two years. During this phase, the building services, automated return, WLAN, control systems and processes are optimized. It was officially handed over to the university on October 12, 2015 in the presence of two state ministers. The construction then cost € 53 million. Initially it was supposed to open in autumn 2013, then it was called “mid 2014” a short time later “end of 2014”.

The basic idea behind the construction of the building was to create the workplaces on the outside and to store the respective book stocks in the center of the floor. The volume of the new building is 20 percent smaller than the previous building, but with 30,600 m² it has more usable space and a total of 1,700 jobs. The five above-ground floors are used as follows:

Break clock front
Closed in 2018 due to fallen facade parts
  • On the ground floor in the southern part (towards Belfortstrasse) there are the return machines and the information counter, followed by the cloakroom lockers and finally the Café Libresso with a terrace facing the Old Synagogue .
  • From the first floor onwards, the floors are divided into two parts: In the southern part, according to the floor number, there are reading rooms 1 to 4 with reference volumes for quiet work. In the northern part from the first to the fifth floor is the parlatorium with group workstations, e.g. Some are equipped with screens; there you can talk. The transition between the areas is only possible on the ground floor; within the floors these are separated by glass walls.
  • In the southern part, the Juridicum is housed on the second floor, the former legal seminar from Collegiate Building II, and the special reading room on the fourth floor.
  • In the northern part there is also an event hall for 200 people on the first floor, the second training room, the third the media center and the fourth the PC pool.
  • The UB administration is located on the fifth floor and the building services on the sixth.
  • In the first basement of the loan region are (formerly Freihandmagazin called) with 700,000 volumes and placed the Selbstverbucherterminals and a bicycle garage 400 parking spaces.
  • The other two basement floors retain their function as a magazine, from which books can only be ordered. The area corresponds to two soccer fields and employees take the ordered books to the elevator with three-wheelers.

At peak times, the library has 12,000 visits a day, which means that the 1,700 workplaces are not enough. That is why, since February 2016, break clocks have been in use, which, similar to a parking disc, mark the workplace that is left for a break of a maximum of 60 minutes. Similar regulations are also common at other university libraries.

In 2018, students continued to complain about a lack of space, especially those in the law faculty, as they do not have their own library. In January, for example, the places in reading room two were given stickers that they are reserved for prospective lawyers. Later on, books will be placed closer together and shelves dismantled to create more space.

Construction defects

In May 2016 it became known that the facade is leaking in some places, so that it drips through when it rains. As part of the warranty , improvements should now be made. In July 2016, the floor in the entrance hall broke due to overload. The floor consists of approximately five centimeters thick stone slabs on all floors, which enclose a 30 to 35 centimeter high cavity in which pipes are laid and which serves as a ventilation duct. Therefore the floor is also called a pressure floor . Until further notice, electric wheelchairs and book trolleys had to drive on paths protected with wooden panels. The floor was repaired in early 2017. The stone slabs were partially lowered slightly so that a noise-insulating felt layer can be applied. A non-functioning sloping door was replaced by a straight door against the will of the architect. At the beginning of 2017, water damage was deliberately caused, which is why the Parlatorium had to be closed for a few days.

On August 6, 2018, a sheet of metal from the facade cladding came off and fell. Nobody was hurt. Since then, the area around the UB has been cordoned off and the entrances have been temporarily roofed over (as of December 2018). The Freiburg office of “Vermögens und Bau” Baden-Württemberg (Unibauamt) believes that it is a warranty case and that the facade company has to fix the entire facade up to the windows. However, the metal construction company Früh from Umkirch is of the opinion that it was damage. In addition, she is in dispute with “property and construction” over the final bill, of which 4.2 million euros are still open. In March 2019, another part of the facade fell down within the temporary fence. In May 2019, work began to reattach the metal panels.

It was not until August 2018 that it became known that the employees of the University Library had complained of bad air in their offices, watery eyes and dried out mucous membranes, which made a doctor's visit necessary. The Freiburg director of “Vermögens und Bau”, Karl-Heinz Bühler, admits that the air flow is not optimal everywhere in the house, especially in small offices and in the low basement. A solution has been worked on for a long time and will now be technically upgraded. In June 2019, a catalog of measures was drawn up based on an expert opinion, some of which have already been implemented. The inadequate air exchange has since been discovered throughout the house.

Tasks and organization

According to the State University Act of 2005, § 28, the library and the computer center form the information center of the university; It is an archive, reference and lending library, organizes external lending, coordinates the supply of literature and information in the entire library system of the university and offers the necessary technical services (reproduction options, microform scanners, etc.). The holdings of the Freiburg library system are already largely recorded in the online holdings catalog.

The library catalogs its holdings in the Southwest German Library Network and takes on supraregional tasks, e.g. B. through the Regional Database Information (ReDI).

The New Media Center / University Library offers production, editing and presentation options for audiovisual analog and digital media. The freiburg is looked after by the university library . Historical audio documents and current lecture series are offered as podcasts .

The learning center offers the possibility of working with digital media and new information technologies in the form of supervised learning.

In 2019, the Carl Friedrich von Siemens Stiftung funded the library with 350,000 euros for the purchase of printed books.


With a stock of 3.5 million printed media, the Freiburg University Library is the largest library in South Baden and one of the four largest libraries in Baden-Württemberg (alongside the Württemberg State Library and the University Libraries in Heidelberg and Tübingen ). With currently over 4.6 million media units (print, audiovisual and electronic media) it not only serves the university, but also the entire southern Baden region as an information center. The electronic lending system (OLIX) has existed since 1978 and records 1.2 million loans per year by the currently around 25,000 registered users. There are also 30 PC workstations available for computer research. 700,000 volumes are available for open access. The list is based on the 4 major groups humanities, social sciences, medicine and natural sciences. With the “Freiburg (Research) Documentation” plus (FreiDok) of the university, the University Library has around 147,000 records of publications by Freiburg scientists.

The holdings include 64,000 journal titles , 4,000 manuscripts and autographs , almost 3,500 incunabula , 42,000 prints from the 16th and 17th centuries, 45 estates from professors and numerous papyri (fragments in 147 glass plates).


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  • Elmar Mittler : The University Library of Freiburg i. Br. 1795-1823. Personnel, administration, takeover of the secularized libraries . Freiburg 1971 ( digitized version ).
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  • Ingo Toussaint: The Freiburg University Library in the Third Reich . 2nd edition, Saur, Munich a. a. 1984, ISBN 3-598-10547-9 ( digitized version ).
  • Bärbel Schubel: The Freiburg University Library 1968 . In: Tradition - Organization - Innovation. 25 years of library work in Freiburg . Vol. 1. Freiburg 1991, pp. 53-61 ( digitized version ).
  • Bärbel Schubel: The Freiburg University Library 1991 . In: Tradition - Organization - Innovation. 25 years of library work in Freiburg . Vol. 2. Freiburg 1991, pp. 355-366 ( digitized version ).
  • Bärbel Schubel: The new building of the Freiburg University Library. A field report after 15 years . In: Roswitha Poll (Ed.): Library buildings in practice. Experiences and reviews . Harrassowitz, Wiesbaden 1994, pp. 197-22 ( digitized version ).
  • Bärbel Schubel: The University Library. Mediator in the information society . In: Ingeborg Villinger (Ed.): Politics & Responsibility. Festival ceremony for Wolfgang Jäger on the occasion of his 60th birthday . Rombach, Freiburg im Breisgau 2000, pp. 414-419 ( digitized version ).
  • Albert Raffelt (Ed.): Positions in Change. Festschrift for Bärbel Schubel (= publications of the Freiburg University Library, vol. 27). Freiburg 2002 ( digitized version ).
  • Wilfried Sühl-Strohmenger: Freiburg University Library . In: Bernhard Fabian (Hrsg.): Handbook of the historical book inventory in Germany . Vol. 7, Olms, Hildesheim 2003, ISBN 3-487-09581-5 , pp. 98-167 ( digitized version ).

Web links

Commons : Freiburg University Library  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

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Coordinates: 47 ° 59 ′ 38 "  N , 7 ° 50 ′ 43"  E