Our profil

The Library of Economics is, as a part of the library system of the Free University of Berlin and with approximately 600,000 volumes and numerous E-Books, the largest economics library in Berlin. In addition to a textbook collection, the library offers online access to the most important economic databases and journals.

User Information

We offer scientists and students suitable conditions for the usage of our collections according to their different needs.

Literature research

We offer an extensive literature and information service with the Library Portal Primo and the most important economic literature databases (e.g. Business Source Premier, wiso wirtschaftswissenschaften, JSTOR).

Learning in the library

We offer our students comfortable and modern spaces for each phase of their studies: quiet areas for individual learning in the quiet study room, spaces for group work, as well as reserved work spaces including a locker for the final stage their studies.


We support our students with a comprehensive range of workshops in literature research, EndNote, DAFNE, Datastream, and a general professional skills course (Allgemeine Berufsvorbereitung, abbreviated ABV) titled „Basic academic skills“.


We are always happy to answer questions concerning our information and literature services.