Library of the Museum Europäischer Kulturen

Museum Europäischer Kulturen
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Im Winkel 8
14195 Berlin

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday: 9 am to 1 pm

Other dates by arrangement. Visitors must register their attendance in advance (and receive confirmation).

Library information desk

Phone: +49 30 266426820

Public transport connections

Underground U3 (Dahlem-Dorf)
Bus X 11, X 83 (Dahlem-Dorf); 101 (Limonenstraße); 110 (Domäne Dahlem)

Scope and holdings

Specialist library of the Museum Europäischer Kulturen

Collection policy decider: Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Tietmeyer
Library management: Carola Kohler
Collection areas: Empirical cultural studies, cultural anthropology, cultural history, cultural heritage, material and non-material culture, everyday culture, especially regarding the topics of migration, cultural interconnections, diversity, rituals, popular prints, textile techniques/clothing
Holdings: c. 58,000 volumes, 161 currently subscribed periodicals


Reference library, reading room with 4 desks

Technical equipment

Black-and-white photocopier


Electronic Catalogues: OPAC of the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (contains titles acquired as of 2003), Common Union Catalogue (GVK), German Union Catalogue of Serials (ZDB)
Conventional Catalogues: Alphabetical card catalogues; systematic catalogues (for acquisitions until 2003)