For your planning
If you want to visit the Stabi with a large group, please contact the IK-Team in any case. Please note the change in starting times. Meeting point: Vortragsraum (2nd floor)...
Nazi looted assets
Books owned by the victims of persecution by the Nazi regime found their way by various means into our library in the time between 1933 and 1945. During the National Socialist dictatorship between...
The Stabi is a popular place for studying and working. There are almost 90,000 books waiting for you in three reading rooms – a reference collection for 50 academic disciplines with...
Areas with different opening times
Information (Information Centre) Mon-Fri 9.00 - 21.00, Sat 10.00 - 18.00
Library cards / Service Desk Mon-Fri 9.00 - 19.00, Sat 10.00 - 13.00
In many cases we are still lacking crucial information on the biographies of the rightful owners. Within a short time you will find a list of the unsolved research cases here.
The database of the...
The end of a long journey
The philologist Hilde Spier and her husband Karl lived first in Cologne and later in Erfurt. In 1935 they travelled first to Belgium and, from there, to France....
The Department of Provenance Research-Nazi Looted Books at the Stabi is responsible for identifying and recording looted Books, and striving to return them to the rightful owners or their...
Picture galleries about Hamburg's history
This web page is presented in German only.
Englisch-Form-für-Link (Kopie 3)
The beluga-catalogue contains all e-books and electronic dissertations that the Stabi makes available in full text. Please note that they are...
The Hamburg State and University Library Carl von Ossietzky (Stabi), in its role as the regional library of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, collects, stores and presents all kinds...