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LMU students | LMU professors | LMU staff | LMU departments | LMU postgraduates | TU/HfP students | TU/HfP staff | International acadamic staff guests | Secondary and high school students | Other users

You can register as a new user at both the Information Desk and the Service Counter in the Zentralbibliothek (Main Library). The Zentrale Lehrbuchsammlung (Central Textbook Collection) and some Subject Libraries also issue library cards. Please note our opening hours.

Has your status changed? For example, were you previously an undergraduate but are now a postgraduate student? Please apply for a new library card. Your new status will entitle you to borrow more books!

LMU students

Where can you get your library card?What documents will you need?

Information Desk

Service Counter

Zentrale Lehrbuchsammlung (Central Textbook Collection)

Fachbibliothek Biologie und Biomedizin

Fachbibliothek Chemie und Pharmazie

Fachbibliothek Medizinische Lesehalle

1. Student identity card
2. Personal identity card, or passport with certificate of residency, or passport with residency permit

Your library card will expire automatically if you are de-registered from the University.

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LMU professors

Where can you get your library card?What documents will you need?

Service Counter

 

New appointments:
Your library card will be sent to you automatically via the University New Appointments Service.

Already in office:
1. Certificate of appointment or employee ID
2. Personal identity card

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LMU staff

Where can you get your library card?What documents will you need?

Service Counter

1. Employment contract (copy) or employee ID with valid stamp for the current year
2. Personal identity card, or passport with certificate of residency, or passport with residency permit

Please note: Student or graduate assistants receive a library card according to their status as students or researchers.

If you have a fixed-term employment contract your library card will be valid until the end of your contract. If your fixed-term employment contract is extended or if you are awarded a permanent contract the validity of your library card can also be extended.

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LMU departments

Where can you get your library card?What documents will you need?

Service Counter

Completed application with departmental stamp and signature (the appropriate form can be obtained at the Service Counter)

Projects: official written confirmation of project and duration

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Postgraduates enrolled at the LMU

Where can you get your library card?What documents will you need?

Information Desk

Service Counter

1. Student identity card
2. Personal identity card, or passport with certificate of residency, or passport with residency permit

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Postgraduates preparing their doctoral thesis but no longer enrolled at the LMU

Where can you get your library card?What documents will you need?

Service Counter

1. Personal identity card, or passport with certificate of residency, or passport with residency permit
2. Written confirmation from your academic tutor
This must include the following:
a. Letter head and stamp of the department
b. Your academic tutor's signature
c. The expected completion date of your promotion

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Students of the TU Munich and the Hochschule für Politik (HfP)

Where can you get your library card?What documents will you need?

Information Desk

Service Counter

Zentrale Lehrbuchsammlung (Central Textbook Collection)

1. Student identity card
2. Personal identity card, or passport with certificate of residency, or passport with residency permit

Your library card is valid to the end of the current term.
To renew your card please show your student ID for the next term at the Information Desk. You can also send a scan as an e-mail attachment
to information@ub.uni-muenchen.de

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Staff of the TU Munich and the HfP

Where can you get your library card?What documents will you need?

Service Counter

1. Employment contract (copy)
2. Personal identity card, or passport with certificate of residency, or passport with residency permit

If you have a fixed-term employment contract your library card will be valid until the end of your contract.
If your fixed-term employment contract is extended or its status converted to permanent, the validity of your library card can also be extended.

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International academic staff guests

Where can you get your library card?What documents will you need?

Service Counter

1. Employment contract
2. Personal identity card, or passport with certificate of residency, or passport with residency permit

Users not resident in Germany will be issued with a library card valid for the reading room only.

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Secondary and high school students (over 16 years old)

Where can you get your library card?What documents will you need?

Information Desk

Service Counter

1. Pupil ID or written confirmation from your school
2. Personal identity card, or passport with certificate of residency, or passport with residency permit

Pupils under 18 will need in addition:
1. Completed application for the registration of a new user under 18 years (in German, PDF document, 94 kB)
2. Copy of the personal identity card of a parent or guardian

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Private individuals, trainee teachers, students of other universities

Where can you get your library card?What documents will you need?

Bavarian State Library

Personal identity card, or passport with certificate of residency, or passport with residency permit

Your Bavarian State Library card is also valid for the LMU University Library.
However you will not be able to use the Textbook Collection or access the electronic media.