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Guided tours & Trainings


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Guided tours & Trainings

Public guided tours through the University Library

The University Library is open to all! Thus, all interested persons are welcome to participate in our regular public guided tours. The respective meeting point is at the foyer of the building (ground floor). Please use the main entrance opposite the omnibus station for getting there.

Experience the University Library during a guided tour through the building: Explore the spaces, plunge into the history of the building, get to know how and where you may register (free of charges) as user of the University Library and which variety of services and usage opportunities are provided for you.

Please note that the public guided tours are currently all in German.

Due to organizational reasons, we would be very grateful, if you could register for a guided tour before. You may do this very fast and conventiently by our registration form for the respective date or you may send us an or you may call us (0371-531-13180).

In addition to those fixed dates on each last wednesday a month, there is still the option of booking guided tours with flexible dates (and also in English) upon request (min./max. number of persons 10/20). Please make use of the aforementioned email-address or phone number for this purpose as well. You are also welcome to visit our building without guided tour.

We are looking forward to welcoming you!


31.07.202417:00 - 18:30 UhrAnmeldeformular
28.08.202417:00 - 18:30 UhrAnmeldung ab 31.07.2024 möglich
25.09.202417:00 - 18:30 UhrAnmeldung ab 28.08.2024 möglich
30.10.202417:00 - 18:30 UhrAnmeldung ab 25.09.2024 möglich
27.11.202417:00 - 18:30 UhrAnmeldung ab 30.10.2024 möglich

General introduction to library use

We offer introductory events on library use for students in the University Library. Main focuses are:

  • Information on library services (registration, lending, copying, ...)
  • Information on searching for literature in the catalogue and using databases
  • A rally tour of the library

We also offer online tutorials for library use.

Please address your enquiries either to service@bibliothek.tu-chemnitz.de or by telephone to 0371 / 531 13180.

The library offers following dates:

There are currently no dates

How do you search in a scientific library? Tours and courses for pupils

The University Library Chemnitz offers guided tours and courses for pupils - especially from the 10th grade on - in varying degrees. Up to and including 8th/9th grade we recommend using the services of the City Library Chemnitz.

1. Introductory event (approx. 1 hour)

  • Rally tour of the library
  • Presentation of the catalogue with search examples for books and e-resources (separate room with beamer)

2. Introduction and research (approx. 1.5 hours)

  • Rally tour of the library
  • Presentation of the catalogue with search examples for books and e-resources
  • Presentation of further search media and online offers of the University Library (separate room with beamer)
  • Useful pages on the Internet

Individual topic arrangements can be made.

3. E-Learning offer LENA

In this online course, we accompany the student Lena on her way to the skilled work. Films and interactive exercises with comprehensible examples make it easier to work on your own topic. The advantage of this online tutorial LENA: Independent work is possible in the six steps individually and independently.


Contact person

Portrait: Julia Brunner
Julia Brunner
  • Phone:
    +49 371 531-37655
  • Email:
  • Address:
    Straße der Nationen 33, 09111 Chemnitz
  • Room: