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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 an FFP2 mask inside the buildings of the University Library.


Opening hours from 26.07.2021:
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 20:00 h

The following services are currently available at Grimm-Zentrum:

  • Service desk in the foyer:
    Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 h 
    Issueing of passage and place cards, book return, loan of interlibrary loans, new registration and extension of library cards

    Last admission to the interior with passage card or place card: 18:00 h
    New registration of HU staff and Charité members: until 17:30 h
    New registration of non-HU members: 15:00 - 17:30 h

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

  • Service desk inside on the ground floor:
    Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00 h
    return of place cards and passage cards; questions regarding the user account;
    from 18:00 to 20:00 h, place cards and passage cards will be returned to the security guard;
    access to the service desk only with a negative corona test!

  • Counter of the Computer and Media Center(CMS) (first floor):
    Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00 h

  • Research Reading Room:
    Mon - Wed 10:00 - 14:00 h
    Thu 14:00 - 18:00 h

    Fri 10:00 - 14:00 h
    Visiting the Research Reading Room is possible only by prior appointment, prior ordering of the required media and confirmation of the time slot. More information.

  • Information desk 
    Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 h

  • Media Centre:
    Mon - Fri 12:00 - 17:00 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 interior of the library is only possible with a valid negative Corona test and a passage card issued by the service staff, and use of the workstations is only possible with a place card.

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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