Uni library (Hochschulbibliothek)

Anhalt University’s library has branch libraries at each of the three campuses in Köthen, Bernburg and Dessau.

Your student ID card allows you to borrow books and magazines from the branch libraries.

Registration and use are free of charge to students of Anhalt University.

Items are usually issued for a lending period of 4 weeks. They may be renewed up to seven times.

Items issued to other users may be reserved. Items in the reference collection (classed as ‘nicht ausleihbar’) may be taken out over the weekend.

Items not in stock at Anhalt University library may be ordered from other libraries (national and international) which are part of the inter-library loan network as inter-library loans (Fernleihe). With this service, books and photocopies of journal papers may be ordered.

There is usually a charge for this service.


Your personal online user account allows you to check the details of items on loan to you and the lending times/due dates.

You may also renew your items via the user account. Your user account may be accessed via the online catalogue of the university library, the ‘OPAC HSB’.

Once you have accessed OPAC HSB, you need to click on ‘user account’ to access your personal user account.

Your library ID number is printed on your student ID card. The first three letters of your surname make up your initial password for logging on to your user account.



Hochschule Anhalt Hochschulbibliothek

Campus Dessau

Gropiusallee 34

06846 Dessau



Issues/returns (Ausleihe)

Monday-Thursday 9.30 - 17.00 hrs

Friday 9.30 - 15.00 hrs


Reference collection (Lesesaal)

Monday-Thursday 9.30 - 19.00 hrs
Friday 9.30 - 15.00 hrs


Opening hours change during non-teaching period. Please check online.






online catalogue OPAC HS: