Directions

The University Library (Building 30) is located at Hohepfortestraße 38/Walther-Rathenau-Straße 19, between the Faculty of Computer Science, the Lecture Hall 1, the University Data Center, the Canteen, the student dormitories, and the Festung Mark (see campus plan).

Arrival by public transport

The main library can be reached from Magdeburg Central Station by a 30-minute walk or by tram (to stops "Universität" or "Universitätsbibliothek"). Please check the local information portal INSA.

Arrival by car

  • Via A2, exit 70 "Magdeburg Zentrum" onto the Magdeburger Ring (E49/B189) in southern direction, take the exit "Albert-Vater-Straße" and turn left on B1 eastwards, keep right (do not drive through the tunnel) until you reach Universitätsplatz (large roundabout).
    Go around 3/4 of the roundabout, through the "Gareisstraße", turn right at the first traffic light into the "Henning-von Tresckow-Str.", straight ahead over the "Hohenstaufenring" to the "Pfälzerplatz" (small roundabout), now turn right into the "Hohepfortestraße 38

  • Via A14 (coming from Halle/Leipzig), exit 5 "Magdeburg Sudenburg, Zentrum" onto Magdeburger Ring (B81/B71) exit "City-Ring Nord, Universität" onto B1 in the direction of "Dessau, Burg, Zentrum" (east) keep right (do not drive through the tunnel) until you reach Universitätsplatz (large roundabout)
    Go around 3/4 of the roundabout, through the "Gareisstraße", turn right at the first traffic light into the "Henning-von Tresckow-Str.", straight ahead over the "Hohenstaufenring" to the "Pfälzerplatz" (small roundabout), now turn right into the "Hohepfortestraße 38

  • On the B1 coming from the west, get into the right-hand lane (do not drive through the tunnel) until you reach Universitätsplatz (large roundabout), bypass 3/4 of the roundabout, drive through "Gareisstraße", turn right at the first traffic lights into "Henning-von Tresckow-Str.", straight ahead over Hohenstaufenring until you reach Pfälzerplatz (small roundabout), now turn right into Hohepfortestraße 38.

  • if you are coming on the B1 from the east (Dessau, Burg), cross the two bridges over the Elbe and turn right after the first traffic light into Hohepfortestraße 38.

  • Free parking lots are located e.g. in the Hohenstaufenring (south of the park at the university). The parking space on the university area can only be used by authorized people. Please contact us in advance in case you need a temporal authorization. 

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