The UFZ library

The UFZ library collects and indexes the technical literature relevant to the UFZ as an international competence centre for environmental research.

The library is happy to assist you with the following questions, among others:
- all aspects of literature research or management
- open access
- bibliometry
- personal academic identification management (e.g. ORCID)
- notification of publications and automatic generation of publication lists on own websites

Our print stocks are located in Leipzig, Halle and Magdeburg.

Opening hours

Central library in Leipzig
Monday to Wednesday: 8:30 a.m. - 15:30p.m. |  Thursday and Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The library is located in house 1.0 (main building), ground floor, foyer middle building, room 131
ATTENTION: The reading room in the basement can only be reached via a staircase!
Floor plan of the UFZ central library in Leipzig

Library branch in Halle
Tuesday to Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Library branch in Magdeburg
Monday to Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Floor plan of the UFZ library branch in Magdeburg