Library at the BGBM

The Library at the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin includes in its premises

and forms the Library Unit 8 of the Library system of the Freie Universitaet Berlin.

ATTENTION: As of 30 June 2020 you can borrow books from the Library at the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum. Please order the books by email to We will then get in touch with you and will arrange the time and place of the handover of the books. Usually in the parking lot between the Museum and Pharmacy buildings

Responding to the closure of our physical libraries, we else emphasize providing access to digital resources. In addition to the portfolio of e-books, e-journals, and databases, which you can find on Primo as always, we have expanded our digitization service:

If the materials you request are not available in digital format, we will digitize content from our holdings of printed books and journals for you – within the limits defined by intellectual property law.

Please turn to your department library ( or to with any such requests.

In the "News" section of the University Library website, you will find general information about our services and answers to frequently asked questions:

Library at the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin
Freie Universitaet Berlin
Koenigin-Luise-Str. 6-8
14195 Berlin

Phone: (+4930) 838-50191

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