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Library hours

Service hours 
Monday: 10:00 a.m. - 04:30 p.m
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m. - 04:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. - 04:30 p.m.
Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 04:30 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 02.00 p.m.


Contact us

Lending Desk
fon +49 381 5108-252

Library Manager
Kirstin Bloes, music librarian
fon +49 381 5108-250
fax +49 381 5108-101

Melanie Rehbein, library staff
fon +49 381 5108-251
fax +49 381 5108-101


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For searching our catalogue please go to Regional Katalog Rostock.

You can manage your own user account here: "Benutzerkonto".
Use this link to renew borrowed items. You also get an overview about the borrowed items, reservations and outstanding fees.

Here you find some support for the information search on the internet.  We also offer access to online-databases , ebooks and electronic journals

We will be pleased to take your suggestion for new items for the library stock. 

If you need performance material, please contact us.

The Library is devoted to the collection, conservation and provision of music, sound carriers, and academic publications relating to music and theatre. As a specialist library it is open to all students and staff of the Rostock University of Music and Drama and the University of Rostock. Its stock comprises 14.900 books and printed journals, 44.000 items of sheet music, 7270 sound recordings and other items as well as ejournals, ebooks and databases. We also host 13.000 media items of musicology of the Rostock University Library.

The stock is arranged by the classification system and can be searched on the computerized catalogue.

With the attached gallery and numerous work spaces in the vault of the former confessional building, the library is an ideal place for concentrated work. A PC pool enables the use of CD-ROMs and to perform internet researches. A variety of players are available for CDs, tapes and records. WLAN is available for members of the University of Music and Theatre.

Open Access

Rostock University of Music and Drama acknowledges the "Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities".
See open access network for collected information.