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The German Institute for Human Rights houses a human rights library open to the public. The library includes reference books and the most important journals on international and European human rights policy and protection. It also contains extensive holdings on current human rights related research. 

Opening hours: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The library is closed on August 7th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.!

We provide 3 web-connected PCs to search the catalogue and Internet-resources, including licensed e-journals and databases.  In addition, we offer a  workplace for blind and visually impaired readers. Free wireless Internet service (Wi-Fi) for personal laptops is also available. 

All visitors are welcome to use the library for reference purposes. Books may be borrowed over the weekend (Friday to Monday). Photocopying is EUR 0,05 per copy.   

Library staff will be happy to help users accessing library materials and online-resources. 

Conditions of Use of the Library (PDF, 120 KB, not barrier-free)