Contact & Opening hours

Information desk

Tel.: +49 (69) 789 78 - 130


Opening hours

Monday – Thursday:

9:00 am – 8:00 pm


9:00 am – 7:00 pm



Service hours

Monday – Thursday:

9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Friday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm


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Welcome to the Library

The Library of the Max Planck Institute for European Legal History is one of the world’s leading legal history libraries which owns up to over 470,000 printed items and a multitude of electronic resources. It is the central point of contact for scientists and visitors of the Institute in all matters concerning literature and information gathering.

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