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Lockers at AU Library

Borrow a locker at the library

You have the possibility of borrowing a locker at many of AU Library's service locations. How to find and loan the lockers varies from service location to service location.

Det Kgl. Bibliotek - Aarhus

  • Number: 100 large and 140 small lockers.
  • Lending time: Unlimited (advance warning will be given if the lockers need to be emptied).
  • Location: In the basement.
  • Guide: You lock the lockers with a password of your own choosing - a more detailed guide can be found by the lockers themselves.
  • Note: Emptying of the lockers will usually be done at the end of the semester, but can also occur at other times. Advance notification will be posted by the lockers, before this happens. The contents of emptied lockers will, for a period of time, be available for collection at the Information Desk. After which they will be sent to lost property.

Bartholins Allé

  • Number: 200 lockers with keys, which you can borrow free of charge.
  • Lending time: 
    • The red lockers: 1 month.
    • The white, blue and yellow lockers: Can be loaned from 1 to 6 months.
  • Location:
    • The red, white, blue and yellow lockers: Building 1351/floor 1.
  • Guide:
    • Locker loan is managed through the library system and, thus, requires you to have been registered as a library user. 
    • The lockers are administered by the library, so loans, returns and renewals are managed by the staff at the Information Desk. 
    • Loan extension can only be allowed if there is a vacant locker on the due date. It is not possible to reserve lockers.
    • Your locker loan status can be seen on your library user status. If the due date is exceeded, the locker will be emptied and any library books will be returned. The contents of emptied lockers are kept for 6 months and may be collected by contacting the Information Desk.
    • When you borrow a locker with a key, the conditions of loan are the same as for a book. This means that if you lose the key, you will be responsible for covering the costs of the locksmith (+new lock and key).
    • Storing food in the lockers is not permitted.


  • Number: 74 at the library, 115 lockers in the 24/7-access area. In the cloakroom area in the foyer there are an additional 71 lockers.
  • Lending time: Lockers in the library and in the 24/7-access area can be loaned for 6 months. Lockers in the foyer can be loaned for 1 month.
  • Location: 74 lockers are located around the library - 115 lockers are located in the 24/7-access area. The remaining 71 lockers in the foyer are located in the cloakroom.
  • Guide: You can request/reserve a locker on the website or contact the Information Desk, who can also give you your key. You will be notified when a locker becomes available, after which you can pick up the key at the Information Desk. It is not possible to renew your locker loan.
  • Lockers are only lent to DPU students, and you may only borrow one locker at a time. If you lose the key to your locker, you will need to replace it. It costs DKK 300 to replace a lost key. If you return a key late, the standard library rules for fines on late return of materials applies, see the Library Regulations. It is your responsibility to return the key before the loan period is exceeded.

    Contact the library staff if you would like to try and renew the loan. Material from the library collection MUST be on loan to you, before you may store it in the locker. You will be barred from borrowing a locker at the library if this rule is not observed! The library does not accept liability for materials, valuables, etc., left in the lockers. If library rules are breached, the library reserves the right to empty the lockers.

Fuglesangs Allé


  • Number: 18 lockers.
  • Lending time: You can borrow the lockers on a day-to-day basis.
  • Location: The lockers are located in the foyer, as you enter the library.
  • Guide: In each individual locker you can find a key with a key ring, which you can use while you are in the library. You cannot reserve the lockers.


  • Number: 33
  • Lending time: No time limit.
  • Location: The lockers are located in building 4230, in room 118.
  • Guide: The lockers can be used while they are available - on an ad hoc basis. The lockers are coin operated.


  • Number: There are a number of lockers in the Victor Albeck building, administered by the Medicine Students’ Council.
  • Lending time: One semester.
  • Location: Located in the Victor Albeck building.
  • Guide: The lockers are administered by the Medicine Students’ Council and not the AU Library - read more about the lockers and how you can obtain one (in Danish).