The Department of Archives and Library Science at the University of Applied Sciences for Public Service in Bavaria offers a degree in library science. The training lasts three years during which alternate between academic and vocational semesters. During this period, you will be appointed as a civil servant subject to revocation.
Further information on admission requirements and the application date for selection and testing can be found on the website of the University of Applied Sciences for Public Service in Bavaria – Department Archiving and Librarianship.
Many polytechnical universities offer Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs with different specialisations in the field of library and information management, which can be taken consecutively or in conjunction with other professional courses. In addition to full-time courses, there are a number of part-time opportunities, as well as distance learning or part-time courses. Since 2015, the University of Applied Sciences for Public Service in Bavaria offers a Bachelor’s degree program in archiving and librarianship, but it retains the same form of internal management training.