In addition to the General Regulations on the Use of Bavarian State Libraries (ABOB), dated August 18, 1993 (GVBl.93, pp.635-640), the following applies:
The library in the Research Centre for Eastern and Southeast Europe is operated jointly by the Institute for East European Law and the Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies. It is a specialized academic library which is open to the public. The library has a collection of literature on history, economics, law, politics, literature and linguistics (Slavic studies, Finno-Ugric studies, Romanian studies, Albanian studies), area studies, society, culture, and religion of all countries of Eastern and Southeast Europe.
Monday to Thursday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Friday: 10 a.m.–4 p.m.
Restricted opening hours (August 1–September 15):
Tuesday to Thursday: 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Monday and Friday: Closed.
- Use of the library is free of charge. You must sign the Library Regulations the first time you visit the library.
- Please sign the visitor's book at the circulation desk each time you visit the library.
- This library is a reference library. Books can be used in the reading room. If requested, books can be kept on the visitor's shelf for longer use. Weekend loans of a maximum of five titles are possible from Friday 12 noon provided that the books are returned by Monday 12 noon, with the exception of periodicals and the holdings of the Institute for East European Law.
- A book scanner can be used free of charge for duplication.
- Coats, bags, and other items not necessary for work are to be left in the cloakroom, where coin-operated lockers are available for your use. No liability is assumed for the cloakroom. Users’ bags may be checked on leaving the library at the discretion of the library supervisor.
- Quiet is requested in the reading room.
- Users are not allowed to enter the stacks.
- The user undertakes to treat the library facilities and stocks with care. The user is liable for any damage caused by them.
- Catalog cards may not be taken out of the boxes.
- Violations of the library rules may result in temporary or permanent exclusion.