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Department library

The dedicated library of our department is located close to the University’s main building and contains around 40,000 books and around 70 journals. The library offers a computer for researching purposes, an infoscreen containing up-to-date news and over twenty carrels. Every student of the University is eligible to use the library.

Opening Hours

Monday through Thursday: 9:00 AM – 8:15 PM

Friday: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM

The library is closed on weekends and public holidays.

Phone: +49 (0) 228 / 73 25 09

Mail: ipws.bib-aufsicht@uni-bonn.de

Librarian: Mrs. Jutta Alfter

Phone: +49 (0) 228 / 73 74 87

Mail: jalfter@uni-bonn.de

Introductions to the use of the library

In the beginning of every winter semester our librarian offers you introductory tours (held in German). If you wish, you can contact our librarian to ask for special dates, if you feel the need to.

Borrowing of books over the weekends

It is possible to borrow books from the library over the weekend. The borrowing period begins Thursdays, 2 PM and the books have to be returned the following Monday until noon.

Finding books

The complete inventory can be searched through “bonnus,” the search engine provided by the University’s main library. Bonnus can be found here.

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