Bilder der beiden Kollegiengebäude K I und K II

Library of the Departments of Linguistics and Literary Studies

Common collection of the institutes of linguistics and literary studies
[Photo: Daniela Maier]

Extension of library closure from March 17th, 2020 until further notice

Due to the current pandemic the library is closed until May 23th, 2020. For general inquiries please contact us via e-mail or by telephone (0711/685-83083)

Local Electronic Article Delivery Service during library closure

This service is provided exclusively to employees and enrolled students of the university of Stuttgart.

For student orders, the use of the student email-adress (st**** is mandatory.

You can order complete articles, contributions in edited volumes and journals, as well as book excerpts (max. 15% of the total book) available in the library's stock.

Electronically available articles will not be delivered, as they can be accessed as full text.

Identify the bibliographic data of the desired article or book and send them via email using the following form:

Course of studies:

Journal / Book title


Volume / Year of publication: 

Article information (author, title, desired pages):

Call number from the library's catalogue:

The desired article/book excerpt will be delivered as an attachment to our reply email.

If your order cannot be fulfilled, you will be contacted via email.

Opening Hours

Mo. - Fr.

8am - 9pm (Admission until 8:45pm)


9am - 2pm

Library Profile

The main emphasis of the library is on following subjects

Literary studies and linguistics in the following subject areas: American studies, English studies, German studies, Italian and French studies.

Book stock

Total number of volumes: approx. 123,000
Current journals: approx. 100

Most volumes can be found on open shelves according to a specific system. Valuable prints and books over than 100 years old as well as extra large books and audiovisual material are kept secure.

Central contacts for library matters

Chief librarian Modern German Literature, Medieval German Literaure, English Literature, American Studies
Phone: +49 711 685-83083
Linguistics: English Language, German Language, Romance Languages French and Italian Literature
Phone: +49 711 685-82971

Where to find us?

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Advice, Administration


Library of the Departments of Linguistics and Literary Studies

Keplerstraße 17, 70174 Stuttgart

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