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ATTENTION: Due to the Corona crisis, the UB locations are currently offering limited services. A limited number of workstations and study carrels are available to HU members. It is mandatory to wear a medical mask inside the buildings of the University Library.

Opening hours:
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 22:00 h
Sat 10:00 - 18:00 h

The following services are currently available at Grimm-Zentrum:

  • Service desk in the foyer:
    Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 h 
    Sat 10:00 - 18:00 h

    Book return, loan of interlibrary loans, new registration and extension of library cards

    Last registrations of non-HU members: Mon - Sa 17:30 h
    Please also note the possibility of online consultation via Zoom.

  • Return and reloan of media at the self issue machine in the lobby
    Mon - Fri 09:00 - 22:00 h
    Sat 10:00 - 18:00 h

  • Service desk inside on the ground floor:
    Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 h
    Sat 10:00 - 18:00 h
    questions regarding the user account
  • Information desk 
    Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 h
    Sat 10:00 - 18:00 h

  • Counter of the Computer and Media Center(CMS) (first floor):
    Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 h

  • Research Reading Room:
    Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00 h
    Visiting the research reading room is possible without prior reservation as soon as the provision of ordered media has been confirmed by email. The reading places are freely available for members and doctoral students of the HU. More information.

  • Media Centre:
    Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00 h
    Sat 10:00 - 15:00 h
    The use of the Media Library is limited. For the use of the mikroform workstation you will need an appointment. To make an appointment, please contact

  • Copy, print, scan:
    Mon - Fri von 09:00 - 12:00 Uhr

    For more information see the corresponding services of Ricoh


​Please note that entry to the reading room (inner area) is generally only possible with 3G proof (full vaccination status, proof of recovery or negative test result not older than 48 hours).

Further information on the services of the University Library during the Corona Pandemic.


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Address / Contact

Jacob-und-Wilhelm-Grimm-Zentrum Link to the Spatial Information System
Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 1/3
10117 Berlin
+49 30 2093-99370
Security Attendants: +49 30 2093-4120

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