The Institute’s library
The IIFS’s library is unique in Germany: It is not only excellently equipped with specialist literature on the subjects of Business, Taxation, Tax Law and Finance, national as well as international, but also has basic literature covering wider areas of Business, Law and Finance. Especially remarkable is the comprehensive range of national and international periodicals kept at the library. As an example, you might wish to read Tax Notes International, European Taxation or Tax Planning International. The library is intended for reference purposes and is situated in Sedanstrasse 19 on the 4th floor. All books and periodicals are available to read or can be ordered at short notice. Additionally, the literature can be borrowed over the weekend. The users of the library are University of Hamburg students, the Institute’s research staff and visitors from Germany and abroad. The library has 18 reading desks, a photocopier and a CD-ROM player. The library is not connected to an inter-library loan network.
• Total inventory: around 31,000 volumes
• permanently kept periodicals: 28
• loose-leaf volumes: 30
• Geographical areas of concentration:
- States of the EU
The entire inventory is registered in the „Campus-Katalog“ (Hamburg University Catalogue), in the Hamburg library network, and in the general library network in the internet. It can be accessed through the State/ University library homepage:
The library is situated on the 4th floor of the Institute.
Tuesday: 1 pm - 4:30 pm
Wednesday: 1 pm - 4:30 pm
Thursday: 1 pm - 4:30 pm
Friday: 3 pm - 7 pm