The following on-site-services are offered

The aim of the Federal State of Schleswig-Holstein and the university is to avoid delays in the completion of studies as far as possible, despite the current tightened Corona measures. In order to ensure this during the lockdown, the following library services of the Central Library will be maintained:

  • Function rooms
  • open access area for taking out print media
  • Books can be returned during the lending hours or via the letterbox at the Central Library.
  • Individual workstations and carrels are available with online reservation)
  • The service desk is still open Mon-Fri 9.00-18.30 and Sat 11.00-16.30.

For the scope of current services in the subject libraries of the faculties, seminars and institutes, please refer to the websites of the respective institutions.

Museums & collections

The open air area of the Botanic Gardens is open. The greenhouses must remain closed for the time being, as the hygiene requirements (distance rules) can hardly be met due to the narrow paths. Due to the still cool weather, there are also not enough ventilation possibilities.

The Max Planck exhibition is partly located in the rooms of the Physics Department Library and can now be visited during the opening hours of the Department Library from Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. Individuals are welcome by appointment (0431/880-3819 or, contact: Frank Hohmann). The exhibition is currently not open to groups of visitors.

The Anatomical Collection can be visited by prior arrangement and appointment with the Secretariat (0431/880-2470 or, contact: Marlies Gezeck).

The Medical and Pharmaceutical History Collection is open and showing the exhibition Female Remains. Guests are admitted on Fridays from 10 am to 1 pm and Sundays from 2 pm to 6 pm.

The Kunsthalle and the Collection of Classical Antiquities have returned to their regular opening hours . On Mondays, the Kunsthalle and the Collection of Classical Antiquities are closed. Tuesdays to Sundays from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and Wednesdays from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm the doors will be open for guests. The current exhibition Zauber der Wirklichkeit. Der Maler Albert Aereboe is displayed. The museum shop is open, the café remains closed for the time being. Guided tours and other events will not take place until further notice.A visit to the Kunsthalle is currently only possible with advance reservation by telephone. Please register by calling 0431/88057-56. 

The Geological and Mineralogical Museum is open and can be visited on Sundays from 12:00 to 4:00 pm.

The Zoological Museum is open on Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and on Sundays and public holiday 12 to 4pm. On Mondays, the museum will be closed for the time being. Guided tours and other events will not take place for the time being.

In all exhibitions and collections, the hygiene regulations and deposited instructions as well as the rules for contact tracing must be observed. Due to the new state regulation, in addition a medical mask is required in museums.

To CAU's museums & collections

Sports Centre/University Sports

This information is currently being updated.


The Studentenwerk Schleswig-Holstein has reopened two of its university catering facilities in Kiel. Guests can expect both on-site and take-away offerings.
Current information from the Studentenwerk



Councelling centres

All counselling institutions at the CAU are closed to the public. Counselling will take place by telephone and e-mail.

to the councelling services


The following services are not offered:

  • Guided tours and trainings
  • Historical holdings
  • Individual workstations on a first-come-first-served basis
  • Information Desk
  • On-site submission of dissertations – please send by post
  • Special stocks

Please address your individual concerns to: