Faculty of Mathematics and Computer ScienceFaculty Library

The Faculty Library of Mathematics and Computer Science houses specialized literature on mathematics, computer science, scientific computing, and related fields.

The library contains around 72,000 books and journal volumes and holds numerous current journal subscriptions. It provides scientists and students at Heidelberg University with literature and specialized information on mathematics, computer science, scientific computing, computational linguistics, and other related topics.

The library is a reference library open to the public. It is equipped with a reading room, several individual workstations as well as group rooms and a meeting room with a projector. The comprehensive IT infrastructure provides students with an excellent workspace.

Front Desk Faculty Library


AddressOpening HoursInformation
AddressOpening HoursInformation
Im Neuenheimer Feld 205
69120 Heidelberg
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
(closed on public holidays)

Monday - Friday

  • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

In person at the information desk or by phone +49 6221 / 54-14944

Reference Library

Borrowing only within the building for employees and exam candidates with proof from the supervisor


As a rule, alphabetical listing by author/editor, for journals by title. Special locations for collective works, university publications and congresses

Work Spaces

Reading area; 3 group rooms accommodating 8 - 24 people each (some of them equipped with blackboards); 1 meeting room equipped with a projector for practicing presentations; six individual carrels; total of about 115 seats

IT Infrastructure

3 research computers; 1 computer pool with 12 workstations; copying, scanning or printing on a public CampusCard printer; access to the University Computing Center WiFi