Location Information

The Japanese Studies Library is part of the Asian-/African Studies and Islamic Theology Branch Library and comprises a collection of more than 41,000 monographic volumes as well as 388 periodicals (mainly Japanese) from various academic fields.

In addition to language textbooks, the main areas of collection are Japanese cultural, social and intellectual history. There are also research collections on Japanese film history (largely completed) as well as on Japanese decency culture and annual agenda (completed).

The Japanese Studies Library also includes the library of the Mori Ôgai Memorial with works by and about Mori Ôgai.

The holdings of the Japanese Studies Library are divided between the main library at Johannisstraße 10 (in the building of the Department for East Asian Studies), closed stacks of the University Library and the library of the Mori Ôgai Memorial at Luisenstraße 39. All texts are retrievable via the Primus Gateway.

The regulations of the University Library also apply to the use of the Japanese Studies Library.

Further important institutions for the Japanese Studies Library:

Flyer of the Japanese Studies Library (in German only)

Department for East Asian Studies

Institute for Asian and African Studies