FAQ Study Spaces
Which study spaces can be used in the university library?
There are 76 learning places available in library 1 after booking via the booking system. There is still a gap between the individual learning places here.
The learning places in Library 2 can be used without prior booking.
In the Medical Library in the University Hospital, the learning places are available for use and must also be booked in advance.
When are the study spaces in the UB open?
The study spaces of the UB are open from Monday to Sunday from 8 am to 10 pm.
Learning spaces are available in the Medical Library Monday through Friday from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm. From 4.15 pm the closing of the library is prepared.
Who can book a learning place?
The learning places are currently only available to members of the RWTH Aachen University.
How can I book a study place in the library 1 and the medical library?
A study space reservation is only necessary for Library 1 and the Medical Library and must be made via the booking system of the University Sports Center.
Via the learning place reservation you can select a day and within the day one of two time slots. You will be assigned a fixed learning place for this time slot.
Time slots Bib1:
8 am to 2 pm and 2 pm to 10 pm
8.30 am to 4.30 pm
Note: The learning spaces in Library 2 can be used without prior booking.
Can I get help with booking a study space if I have a disability?
If your BlueCard is activated for library use and you have presented the proof of disability (at least 50%) at the circulation desk of the university library, your status will be marked accordingly. You can then contact the Information Center and ask for a study space reservation at the Central Library. The Information Center will then reserve a study space for you.
For which period can I book a learning place?
You can select a day via the study space reservation and within the day one of two time slots. You will be assigned a fixed learning place for this day.
Time slots Bib1:
8 am to 2 pm and 2 pm to 10 pm.
Time slots Medical Library:
8.30 am to 16.30 pm.
Can I book my preferred seat number?
Seats are allocated within Library 1 and the Medical Library according to the order of attendance. It is therefore not possible to select a specific seat number.
In library 2 you can select a free seat.
Can I still book a learning place for today?
If not all learning places are reserved, you can also reserve a learning place for the current day. To do so, please check whether a place is still available via our learning place reservation and book it.
Can I cancel my booked study space?
Yes, you can cancel your booked learning slot via the booking system.
Please make sure to use this option so that others can book the place!
How long is my seat reservation valid?
The seat reservation is valid for one hour from the beginning of the time slot. Please show your booking confirmation at the entrance, there you will be informed about your seat number.
After one hour from the start of the time slot, your seat reservation will be cancelled and released for booking again.
Do I need a Corona test to get a study place?
As of 4.4. there is no longer a 3G or mask obligation.
However, we appeal to you to continue wearing a mask to minimize the incidence of infection.