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.

During the shutdown it is, for the time being, not possible to use any workplaces. The Library at the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum is only open by appointment for loans to members of the Freie Universität Berlin (see below).


We also furthermore 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.

Members of the Freien Universität Berlin can furthermore borrow books from the Library at the Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum. Please order the books by email to

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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