Events 2018

24.06.2018 - Open Day at the Pader­born Uni­ver­sity

On Sunday, 24 June 2018, the university will open its doors on the university campus on Warburger Straße and invites all interested parties to get a taste of science.

The University Library is also taking part with the following programme:

  • Discover the library
    Reading, learning and much more: we will show you our premises and what we have to offer.Meeting point: entrance area of the library, at 10:45, 11:45, 12:45, 13:45, 14:45, 15:45.
  • Small library rally
    Solve some 'puzzles' in the library alone or with friends. A short film will help you solve the puzzles.
    We will reward your success with a small prize.
    Starting point: library information centre, 10:00-16:30
  • Literature search today - more than Google & Co!
    Using examples, we will show you briefly and concisely how professional literature searches work today. We will then be happy to work with you to search for literature on a topic that is important to you.
    Venue: Notebookcafé
    10:30 - Paderborn Bread
    11:30 - Teutoburg Forest Nature Park
    12:30 - The Klingenthal Family and Company
    13:30 - Wewelsburg Castle
    14:30 - The Hermann Monument
    15:30 - Climate Change in Germany
  • Book bazaar
    Browse through the book bazaar! The University Library is getting rid of older, no longer needed literature on a wide range of topics. The proceeds will be used to purchase new information media.
    Level 2 of the library (room BI2.126), 10:00-13:00
  • Digitisation - We bring books to the web
    The University Library digitises historical books and makes them available online for worldwide use. These include volumes that are relevant for researching the history of the city and region. We will show you the complex process of how a book gets online and can be (re)found there.
    Meeting point: entrance area of the library, 11:15 a.m.

24.06.2018 - Book bazaar in the Pader­born Uni­ver­sity Lib­rary

On Sunday, 24 June 2018, a book bazaar will take place in the University Library (room BI2.126) from 10:00 to 13:00 as part of the University's Open Day.

Around 3,000 volumes from almost all departments will be on offer.

The proceeds of the book bazaar will be used for the acquisition of new information media.

01 - 02 March 2018 - "Long Night of Writ­ing" in the Uni­ver­sity Lib­rary

On 1 March from 7pm to 7am on 2 March 2018, the Competence Centre for Writing and the University Library, together with other institutions at the University, are hosting a 'Long Night of Writing'. This is the third event of this kind at the university following the great success of the 'Long Nights' in the last two years.

The library will be open all night. Students from all faculties are invited to start or simply continue their term papers, theses or other texts in this special and productive 'night' atmosphere. Individual advice on writing, literature searches and IT will be offered at the library's information centre, complemented by workshops and short lectures.

The 'moving breaks' and relaxed 'yoga sessions' organised by the university sports team will provide pleasant interruptions during the night. Catering will also be provided.

Information on registration and the programme can be found at:

Other partners of the 'Long Night' are: Schreibtreff für internationale Studierende, Orthografie@upb, Hochschulsport, IMT:doIT, Zentrale Studienberatung and Techniker Krankenkasse.

15.01.2018 - "In­form­a­tion day for school pu­pils 2018" at Pader­born Uni­ver­sity

On Monday, 15 January 2018, the "Information day for school pupils 2018" will take place at Paderborn University.

The University Library is taking part in this day with guided tours of the library.

Dates: 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
Meeting point: Foyer of the University Library
Duration: approx. 1 hour

Further information on the event, which aims to give pupils from the region an insight into the study opportunities and study conditions at Paderborn University: http: //