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The Institute library is designed as a reference library that is available primarily to Institute staff and to domestic and foreign guests.

Under certain conditions, other persons with a research interest may additionally be granted access to the library if the personnel and space capacities allow. You will find detailed information about the various access options on the follow­ing pages:


For a research stay, please refer to information on the webpage Research stay.

Opening hours

Service hours

Monday – Thursday Monday – Thursday
09:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m. 09:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
  02:00 p.m. – 03:00 p.m.
Friday Friday
09:00 a.m. – 02:30 p.m. 09:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
Saturday – Sunday / public holidays closed
(Last admission: 20 minutes before closing time)
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