A key research tool is the library which holds 675,000 volumes and
offers access to more than 28,000 journals and periodicals. In the areas
of public international law, European Union law and comparative public
law, the library is the largest in Europe and one of the most
comprehensive in the world. Researchers from all over the world are welcomed as guests and invited to use the services of the library.
The reading rooms on the ground floor will be closed on Fri, 15th of November at 4 pm due to an event.
The Institute will be closed from Mo, 23rd of December 2019 until Mo, 6th of January 2020.
The library's reading rooms will be opened regularly in November and December 2019.
In the coming months there will be no restriction on reading room usage. We will inform you as soon as it comes to a change.
of the reading rooms
1. April - 31. October:
|Monday - Friday||08:30 - 21:00|
|Saturday||10:00 - 19:30|
1. November - 31. March:
|Monday - Friday||08:30 - 19:00|
|Saturday||10:00 - 13:00|
(all year round)
|Monday - Friday||10:30 - 16:00|
Initial personal registration at the Library is only possible within the service times.