Library for Social Sciences
IMPORTANT NOTE: If you only need to borrow or return books, please do this directly and without a seat reservation (Monday to Friday from 9am-1pm and 2pm-6pm), starting with May 3, 2021.
Information about reserving a seat
Please note that you can only use the reading area if you have reserved a time slot in the online calendar, with no exceptions. Reservations can be made on this page under Online Reservation (see below).
Who can reserve a seat?
Only WU students may reserve a seat.
Which rules apply for reserving a seat?
You may have up to 3 active reservations. If you already have 3 reservations active, no new reservation can be made until another expires or is cancelled.
Seats may be booked up to 7 days in advance.
To make your reservation, please 1. log in with your WU account data, 2. select your time slot, and 3. confirm the reservation.
You will receive a confirmation email when you make a reservation.
Please keep this confirmation and your WU student ID ready. It is not necessary to print this confirmation. You can present it in digital form.
If a library user shows signs of being unwell, library staff may deny this person access to the study areas.
The University Library reserves the right to cancel reservations. In the event that your reservation is cancelled, we will notify you by email.
If you cannot keep your appointment, please cancel your reservation.
Which time slots can be booked?
The wearing of mouth and nose protectors (FFP2) is mandatory in the library as well as at the learning spaces. Please keep a safe distance of 2 meters from other people.
As of April 26, 2021, one of the following proofs must be presented to enter and remain in WU buildings.