Member of Leibniz Association

The Library of the PRIF is the largest library for peace research and conflict studies in Germany.
The Special Collection U.S. Foreign Policy is a collection of books, research papers and documents on U.S. international relations unique in Europe.

To use the Library

Library and Special Collection are open to the public. We are prepared to answer request from patrons from outside Frankfurt am Main.
Please call the Library.

Opening Hours

Monday - Thursday 10.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m.
Friday 10.00 a.m. - 2.00 p.m.

Arrangements on visits out of opening hours are possible.

Head of Library

Dr. Stephan Nitz

Tel.: +49-69-959104-23

e-mail: nitzNoeSPAM@ thanx-for-not-spamming! hsfk.de

The Library of the PRIF is a member of the German Information Network International Relations and Area Studies, a network of twelve German research institutes.

The Network produces the Database WORLD AFFAIRS ONLINE, one of the largest social sciences biographical data bases in Europe. Retrieval is possible with German, English, and French descriptors.

The Information Network is the operating angecy of the gateway IREON. You may search the WORLD AFFAIRS ONLINE and other databases in IREON.

Only part of the PRIF collections are included into WORLD AFFAIRS ONLINE. The complete PRIF Library catalogue is available on-line at this web site.