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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 the libraries in AU Library. How to find and loan the lockers varies from library to library.

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.

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: 72
  • Lending time: Unlimited. Please renew at the beginning of every semester.
  • Location: Nygaard (building 5335) in the basement.
  • Guide: Please bring a padlock for the locker. Contact the library staff on the 1st floor. They will register you for the locker.
    • In case the locker has not been registered, we will remove the padlock and the content of the locker.
    • Please note, the lockers are available "first come - first served". We do not keep a waiting list. 
    • Leave your padlock on the locker at all times otherwise it will be available for another user.
    • Use of the lockers is at your own risk.


  • 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.

Nobel Park

  • Number: 500+
  • Lending time: Unlimited.
  • Location: In the library and in building 1482 and 1483.
  • Guide: The lockers are managed by Arts Building Service.


  • 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 on the third Floor.
  • 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).