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Law Library of the Freie Universität Berlin

Opening Hours

Front desk open:

Mon - Fri    10.00 - 16.00

Reading Rooms open under hygiene and reservation requirements from May 10th at the earliest:

Mon – Fri     9:00 - 22:00
Sat               9.00 - 20.00
Sun            12.00 - 20.00

Library closed on public holidays and
from Dec. 23, 2021 to Jan. 2, 2022
(see also here).

Van't-Hoff-Str. 8
14195 Berlin

Public transport

U-Bahn: Line 3 to Freie Universität / Thielplatz
(→ VBB-Fahrinfo)

Location in GoogleMaps.

+49 30 838 521 61 (Information)
+49 30 838 540 95 (Circulation)
+49 30 838 521 63 (- 552 11; Director)
+49 30 838 454095
Library code

URL Library Portal Primo: http://primo.fu-berlin.de/en/

Other catalogs: none

  • Users: open to the public
  • Terms of use: in house

German, European, International and Comparative Law and Legal Procedure

Foundations of Law, German Legal History, Roman Legal History, Legal Sociology, Legal Theory, Legal Philosophy, Civil Law, Trade Law, Company Law, German and International Standards of Accounting and Financial Reporting, Insurance Contract Law, Competition and Copyright Law, Anti-Trust Law, Traffic Law, Criminal Law, Foreign Criminal Law, Criminology, Labour Law, Social Services Law, Social Insurance Law, Theory and Practice of the State, Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Environmental Law, Regulatory Law, Tax Law, European Law, Public International Law, Legal Procedure regarding all Areas of Law, International Law of Conflict, Civil Law and Constitutional and Public Law of Foreign Countries (since 1996 not world wide), Law of Churches, Religion and Religious Organizations (until 1996), International Comparative Law. The Undergaduate Textbook Collection is located at the University Library, Garystr. 39.
  • Introductory courses in legal research (catalog, legal research platforms, legal databases, online bibliographies, management of literature sources in Citavi; internet; contact)
  • Guided tours (German and English)
  • Special Guided tours of the library for Guests, Classes (contact)