Library Regulations

The German Historical Institute library is an academic reference library serving those undertaking research, teaching, studying or looking for specialized information.


The library is open to anyone who has an interest in German history, British-German relations or comparative historiography. There are no formalities such as letters of reference or written applications. Readers receive a pass on their first visit, once they have filled in their personal details and produced a passport photo, plus proof of address.

General rules and conditions for using the library

Please read and comply with the following:

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