University Library
© Oana Popa-Costea
Address Technische Universität Berlin, Bereichsbibliothek Architektur und Kunstwiss., Gebäude A-F, Straße des 17. Juni 152
10623 Berlin
Opening hours
AccessibilityThe library is not fully accessible. Please contact us a few hours before your visit.


  • Collection: architecture, civil engineering, art
  • Textbook collection: for the above subjects
  • Holdings: 138,000 items, 240 current periodical subscriptions

Services in the Architecture Department Library

Features and other Services

  • Accessible work space
    Includes a height-adjustable table and large monitor
    Please note that our library is not fully accessible. Please contact us a few hours before you plan to visit so that we can ensure you have access to all items.

  • Multimedia PC

  • Lockable book storage trolleys
    These can be freely moved throughout the library and allow you to store borrowed materials in the library.
    Check trolley availability

  • Baskets
    To carry items in the library

  • Returning borrowed items outside of opening hours
    If you would like to return materials when the department library is closed, you can return them to the Central Library at Fasanenstraße 88 instead.


You can currently scan free of charge.

The scanner in the Architecture Department Library allows you to scan in color (maximum DINA A3) in 300 dpi or 600 dpi resolution.

Signing into the scanner

Members of TU Berlin should use their TUB account to sign into the scanner. Members of UdK and users with a library card should use the same login information as for the computer workstations.
You can also sign in as a guest: User name: gast, [no password]. 

Saving scanned media

  • Save to a USB stick
  • Send via email
  • Print (for a fee)
  • Save to Dropdox
  • Save to tubCloud (TUB account required)

Instructions and further information


Printing is available for a fee.

TU members, UdK members, and guests with a library card can pay for printing and copies through their print@campus account with their “MensaCard” (canteen card). 
If you do not have a library card, a coin-operated copy machine is available in the Central Library Copy Center.
You can pay for printing in cash during the Copy Center’s service hours.

Instructions and further information

Advising appointment

We are happy to help you find the information you need in TU Berlin's holdings, catalogs, databases, and online portals for architecture and art. Please tell us your topic or area of focus in advance. 

Appointment: Please make an appointment by phone or email.
Phone: +49 30 314-22414

Unfortunately, the library is not fully accessible. If you use a wheelchair, please call to make an appointment and arrange further details.


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