Opening hours:

Monday to Friday 8 am to 8 pm

There is no need to register or book a slot in advance.

At the moment there is no need of a proof of 3G status (tested, vaccinated or recovered from COVID-19) to be presented in the library.

Due to painting work in the reading rooms, are at Thu., 24.11. and Fri., 25.11. the windows open all the time. We recommend taking enough warm clothing with you and/or choosing a workplace in the basement.

Library and media

Our institute has its own library, which can be found at Meckenheimer Allee 166. The library has 2 floors with group and quiet work areas.

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Searching the library

Here you will find helpful information on searching for literature using various search portals, as well as the acquisition suggestion form.

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Learning and working

In the library there are different areas for learning and working, which are equipped and can be used in different ways.

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Map collection

The large map collection with a stock of about 100,000 maps can be used through the library and includes both map series and individual maps

© Babara Frommann/Uni Bonn


The archive preserves historical documents on the history of the Department and selected former members.

Suggestions for new acquisitions

If you want to suggest a new acquisition for our departmental library, please feel free to complete the form—just click on the button.

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