This page contains automatically translated content.

12/20/2019 | Pressemitteilung

Closing times of the university between the years

At the turn of the year, the university will remain closed along with the central facilities, including the library, the refectory and the cafeterias. Security will still be on site to monitor the locations. The individual closing times are as follows:

Image: University of Kassel.


All University Library locations will close from Dec. 21, 2019, through Jan. 1, 2020. The library at the Holländischer Platz location will reopen at its usual hours beginning Thursday, Jan. 2. The off-site locations will have shortened hours from January 2 to January 10:

Wilhelmshöher Allee: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

School of Art:           Monday and Tuesday 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

                                       Wednesday and Thursday 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

                                       Friday 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Witzenhausen:                     Monday to Friday 9 am to 6 pm

Oberzwehren/AVZ:     Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Student Union

Student Union facilities will close on December 23 and reopen on January 2. Please note that during the lecture-free period (January 2 to 11), some of the opening hours are shortened:

Central Dining Hall:                                                                   11:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

Cafeteria Pavilion:                                                         8 a.m. to 3 p.m., closed Saturdays

Heinrich-Plett-Strasse Cafeteria:           8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Fridays until 2 p.m.


The BAföG-Info office will reopen on January 6.


Student Services childcare closes at the following times:

Studykidscare and HoPla-Kinderhaus:           Dec. 23 through Jan. 1.

the Frechdachse in Witzenhausen:                       December 23 to January 3.

From January 2 and January 6, respectively, the usual opening hours will apply here again.


The Info-Point in the Campus Center will be closed from December 21 and will reopen as usual from January 2. Classes will resume on January 13.




Markus Zens

University of Kassel

Communication, Press and Public Relations

Phone: +49 561 804-1961

E-mail: presse[at]uni-kassel[dot]de


Brigitte Schwarz

Student Union Kassel

Public Relations

Phone: +49 561 804-2565