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ATTENTION: Due to the corona crisis, the University Library currently offer only very limited services.

The borrowing of media and working on site is only possible for HU members, the return of media (in Grimm-Zentrum) is also possible for non HU members.

The following services are currently available at Grimm-Zentrum:

  • Reading room use:
    Mon - Fri 09:00 - 12:00 h and 14:00 - 17:00 h, only with a place card handed out by the service staff

  • Service desk in the foyer:
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 10:00 - 16:00 h and Thu 10:00 - 18:00 h for borrowing and returning media
    Mon - Fri 09:00 - 16:00 h for the distribution of place cards for the use of the reading room

  • Service desk inside on the ground floor:
    Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00 h for the borrowing of media that cannot be borrowed from the self-issue machines and for the return of place cards

  • Information desk inside on the ground floor:
    Mon - Fri 10:00 - 13:00 h and 14:00 - 17:00 h

  • Return of books at the self-return machine in the foyer:
    10:00 - 18:00 h


In view of the required minimum distances, only the cloakroom on the ground floor can currently be used in Grimm-Zentrum; access to the lockers in the basement is blocked.

Please note that entering the reading room (inner area) is generally only possible with a seat card issued by the service staff. Further information on the assignment of the limited working places.


--> Please note our service times and special opening times during holidays and semester breaks!

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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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