Online Catalogue (OPAC)

Registration for the Online Catalogue

In our library’s Online Catalogue (OPAC), you can browse our holdings around the clock and gain an overview of the books, CDs, DVDs, magazines, and electronic resources that make up our collection.

If you are a library member, you can sign in to the Online Catalogue with your account. The personalized OPAC offers the following advantages:

  • View media you currently have on loan, including due dates
  • Renew the loan period for your media
  • View pending and paid fees
  • Suggest acquisitions for the library
  • Comment on media
  • View media you’ve previously borrowed

What do I need to register for the Online Catalogue?

In order to take advantage of the personalised functions of our Online Catalogue, you need to have a valid library membership and have registered for a free Mein account.

Here are three simple steps to gain access to your personalized Online Catalogue.

Questions or problems with the log-in? Feel free to contact us at any time!

You can learn about the terms of use of our library on our website. The library team will gladly advise you should you visit in person. If you’re already a library member, you can continue on to Step 2.
If you haven’t already registered on, you can easily set up an online account now. You will use your login credentials for to log in to the Online Catalogue. With, you’ll also be able personalise other online services of the Goethe-Institut from our language, culture, and library departments.

If you have already registered for in the past, you don’t need to register again. Continue directly to Step 3.
In order to activate your account, the library team needs the email address with which you are registered on Please fill out the “Registration for OPAC Use” form below and send it to the library.

The library team will inform you once your account to the Online Catalogue has been activated. Activation generally takes no more than two business days.

Registration for OPAC Use

In order to activate your account access to the Online Catalogue, we need the information below. Please fill out the form and then click on “Send”.

Please enter the email address with which you registered on

You can find your library card number on the back of your library card.

I request the activation of my Online Catalogue account.

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