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Which libraries may I use?

The university’s library resources are outstanding. Besides the central University Library with its over two million items, the Law Library will probably of special interest to you. Open seven days a week, the Law Library holds a collection of about 800,000 print items and grants access to about 40 legal databases as well as hundreds of non-legal databases. In addition, you will have exclusive access to specialized books and readers on business, competition and regulatory law. You may want to join one of the guided library tours and workshops to help optimize your research.

The United Nations and European Union Documentation Center provides you with assistance in finding original documents or case law on European or international law and politics. Their collection includes the United Nations' publications from 1956 onwards and the European Union's Working Papers from 1963 onwards as well as UN and EU printed monographic publications and periodicals. In addition, the Documentation Center holds specialized literature on the two institutions.

Berlin’s State Library is Germany’s largest academic general library with over 13 million print items. An ever-growing number of databases and digital resources complements the library collections. Registration is currently free of charge. You will obtain access to the library’s services and both of its buildings with large reading rooms.

If you wish, you may also register as an external user at the libraries of other universities in Berlin such as Technische Universität Berlin (TU), Universität der Künste Berlin (UdK) or Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (HU).