The Philosophical Department´s library remains closed as a learning and reading room. During opening hours, books can be borrowed and returned. In the library, a mouth-and-nose protection is to be worn and as much distance as possible is to be kept!
The Philosophical Department´s Library
- Phone: +49 241 80 96006
- Monday, 4pm to 7pm
- Tuesday, closed
- Wednesday, 9am to 12am
- Thursday, 9am to 2pm
- Friday, closed
The Philosophical Department´s library is a lending library with a stock of about 40,000 books and 7,000 journal volumes from varous philosophical disciplines. It is located on the ground floor of the Department of Philosophy, the former higher girl´s school of Aachen. As departemental library it is part of the RWTH Aachen university library and is open to all users in compliance with valid user regulations of the Philosophical Department´s Library and the fee regulations of the university library of the RWTH Aachen University.
The entire stock of the library is listed in the electronic catalogue of the departmental library and can be searched there. The catalogue can be consulted at two computer workstations in the department´s library.
For lendig media from the department´s library a library card is required. After activation, students of the RWTH Aachen can use the RWTHBlueCard as a library card. By registering with the university library, external users can also apply for a library card.
For books of reference, journal volumes and media in the course reserves applies a shortened lending period. The my only be lended aggainst deposit of the library card at the library´s issue desk until the library closes on the respective day. All other media my be lended for 28 calender days.
For academic work, the department´s library offers a spacious reading room. There a two computer workstations and further places with sockets available.
If you have any questions, the library team will be happy to help you.