Contact & Opening Hours

Contact data and opening hours of the library, archive and research unit.

Current information on the use of the BBF and its services after the cyber attack

Library and Archive Usage: Current Conditions (Status: 1.12.2022)

+++ Visitors must wear a medical mouth-nose-protection at all times. +++

The entrance is located at Warschauer Straße 34, 1st floor.

Opening Hours:

  • Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • On Thursday, December 15, the BBF not open until 11:00 a.m.
  • From Friday, December 23, 2022, 4:00 p.m. until Sunday, January 1, 2023 the BBF will stay closed for the public.


In order to protect our users and our staff, the following rules will continue to apply, if you want to use the archive and library of the BBF:

  • Visitors must wear a medical mask at all times.
  • Individuals with symptoms that may be related to SARS-CoV-2 are asked to refrain from visiting the BBF.
  • We kindly ask that you always observe the social distancing rules. Users have the possibility to disinfect their hands.
  • The library rooms are regularly aired by the library staff. Visitors are asked not to close open windows without authorization.
  • The reading room and PC workstations are regularly disinfected.

Research Unit

The research unit is located at Warschauer Straße 38, staircase C, on the 3rd floor.

To arrange an appointment, please contact the secretary (Christine Heinicke: E-mail YmJmQGRpcGYtaW5zdGl0dXQuZGU=) or contact the scientists directly.