Costs and charges

Use of the University Library is free of charge. Costs are incurred for

library card (student ID card as a guest card)

for external library users: EUR 5.00

copies on the photocopiers

payment via student ID card (including guest card) or library card.

Copies through the interlibrary loans system

Interlibrary loans for books within Germany are free of charge at Nuremberg Tech. If the original cannot be loaned out, photocopies can be ordered for a fee.

A photocopy of an article can be obtained for a nominal fee of EUR 1.50. This fee shall not apply if a direct delivery to the user is permitted under the copyright reform bill (Gesetz zum Urheberrecht für die Wissenschaft - UrhWissG).
In exceptional cases, higher fees may also be charged.

Replacement costs, fees, and fines

Replacement of a lost library card:  EUR 5.00
Replacement of a lost student ID card:  EUR 10.00 (expenditure in Central IT)
Replacement of a lost interlibrary data carrier: EUR 1.50
Replacement of lost or damaged media: Valuation by the library
Replacement of a lost locker key: EUR 15.00
Use of a locker outside of the library’s opening hours: EUR 2.00

Requests to return books

First request to return books:     EUR 7.50
Second request to return books:   EUR 10.00
Third request to return books:     EUR 20.00 + expenses

All other measures will also be chargeable.

Payment of charges

Most charges can be paid at one of the OHM service terminals using your student ID card/library card. The receipt for this must be presented as proof of payment in the library.
There is a station available to add credit to your student ID card/canteen card in the Central and Departmental Library.
Payment cannot be made using your student ID card/canteen card for:

  • Charges for the third request to return books, including the charges that have been incurred up to this point for the first and second request(s)
  • Invoices for compensation for lost or damaged media

In these cases, a remittance slip will be handed out or sent by the library.