Location Information

The Branch library for Law comprises holdings of 170,000 volumes and 325 periodicals from Germany and abroad.

The collection includes items of the following specific subjects:


  • Employment and Welfare Law
  • Civil Law and Civil Procedure
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Company and Commercial Law
  • Private Conflict of Laws
  • Legal IT
  • Constitutional Law
  • Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure
  • General and Specific Administrative Law
  • European Law
  • Public International Law
  • Theory of the State and Law
  • Philosophy of the State and Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Foreign Law

55 % of the holdings (since 1990 as year of accession) are listed online in the Primus Gateway.

The open-access collection is shelved in 15 reading rooms pursuant to Regensburg Classification Scheme (RVK)

The Branch Library offers

  • 570 workplaces, among them 19 PC working stations and 390 places for own laptop use
  • Wireless networking (WLAN) in the entire library
  • 4 lockable book carts for PhD candidates and guest researchers of the Law Department
  • six copiers, and one scanner
  • wheel-chair accessibility (via elevator)