The PRIF library owns the largest collection in the field of peace and conflict research in the German-speaking area.

The collection contains over 50,000 books, 160 current periodicals, 40,000 single issues of grey literature, 25,000 US Documents and 5,000 UN Documents. It is accessible and searchable through our online catalogues.

The library serves the information needs of the PRIF researchers and is also open to the interested public during our opening hours. Regular loan and interlibrary loan are possible.


Library Staff: Dr Andreas Heinemann (Head of the library), Dr Stephan Nitz (Documentation)

Opening Hours

Die Bibliothek der HSFK (Foto: HSFK)

Monday to Thursday:
10 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-5 p.m.

Friday: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-4 p.m.