Contact & Opening hours

Information desk

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


Opening hours

Monday – Thursday 9 am – 6 pm
Friday 9 am – 4 pm
Saturday - Sunday: closed

Please note:

The library is modernizing its IT system. Therefore, the online catalogue is not available on 27 and 28 November 2017. Ordering and returning media is not possible.


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 460,000 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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