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ATTENTION: It is mandatory to wear a medical mask, preferably an FFP2 mask. Access to the interior part of the library is only possible with 3G proof.

Opening hours:
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 24:00 h
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 22:00 h

The following services are currently available at Grimm-Zentrum:

  • Service desk in the foyer:
    Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00 h 
    First information, book return, and extension of library cards

  • Return and reloan of media at the self issue machine in the lobby
    Mon - Fri 08:00 - 24:00 h
    Sat - Sun 10:00 - 22:00 h

  • Service desk inside on the ground floor:
    Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00 h
    User account, issue of interlibrary loans, new registration and extension of library cards
    New registrations only Mon - Fri 15:00 - 
    17:30 h and during the online consultation.

    Please also note the possibility of online consultation via Zoom.
  • Information desk 
    Mon - Fri 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 and for external doctoral students. 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
    Over the holidays, the Media Centre will be closed from 23.12. to 02.01. 

  • Copy, print, scan:
    Please use the self-service machines on floors 1 - 6. The Ricoh copyshop will unfortunately remain closed.

  • Coffee Bar:


​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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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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