Library at the Centre for General Linguistics

The Library at the Centre for General Linguistics is a scientific special library for the staff and guests of the ZAS, and also serves as a reference and research library for employees of linguistic institutions and students of linguistic study courses in Berlin and Potsdam. Short-term loan for copying purposes is possible in exceptional cases.

The library has 56.900 volumes, among them 16.700 volumes ZAS research topics and 40.200 volumes German, Romance, Slavic, Baltic, Balkan, Finno-Ugric and East Asian Studies, including 353 linguistics journals.

Christina Beckmann (Head librarian)
Irina Busse
Melanie Juhl (Student assistant)

Email: bibliothek(at)
Phone: +49 30 20192-137

Opening hours:
Monday - Friday: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
(Please check the homepage of the ZAS website for deviations from the regular opening times.)

The library's new books in LibraryThing

New acquisitions in the 3. quarter of 2014 (LibraryThing!)

The library at the Centre for General Linguistics