HWR Berlin libraries
The HWR Berlin offers its students, professors, lecturers and employees a comprehensive library service at any time.
Borrowing and returning items
Media can be borrowed and returned in the library at both locations without making an appointment or ordering the media.
If you would like to borrow or return media, please come to the library during the opening hours (Monday – Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.).
According to the current Corona regulation of the state of Berlin, we would like to point out that users of the library are obliged to wear a medical mask within the library. Though not mandatory, we advise you to wear an FFP-2 mask for your own and our safety. Please keep the minimum distance of 2 meters when waiting in line.
Please enter the entrance area of the library as individually as possible and without accompanying persons.
Opening of the reading rooms
The workstations at both library branches are available again.
In order to use them you will need a reservation and proof, that you have not contracted Covid-19 in one of the following forms:
- A negative Corona-Test, (validity: rapid-antigen-test: 24 hours; PCR-test: 46 hours)
- A certificate of a complete vaccination
- Proof of your recovery form Covid-19 (positive corona-test not newer than 28 days or older than six month)
You can use the following services at both locations:
- Using Research PCs on-site
If you want to use the PC workstations at Campus Schöneberg you will not need a reservation. If you want to use the PC-workstations at Campus Lichtenberg, please contact hsb.c(at)hwr-berlin.de to reserve a spot in advance.
Using the carrels at Campus Schöneberg is not yet possible.
We would be happy to continue scanning individual articles from printed journals from the library's stock for you in compliance with copyright law. Please send us an email to hsb.cl(at)hwr-berlin.de or hsb.cs(at)hwr-berlin.de .
Do you have any questions?
You can reach us via phone during the opening hours under +49 30 30877-1284. Or you can write us an email.
Good to know: The matriculation number with the faculty addition (for example 7721 for faculty 1 - economics) is also the user numberfor the university library. You can find this if you create your library password using Bibkey.
To your personal library account
Create and modify your library password
Students log in once via Bibkey using their general identifier (Moodle data) and create / change a password for their library account here:
All other library users of HWR Berlin can register at the information counter of the library. Please have your ID card and a university membership document with you.
Forgot your Password?
Students simply change the library password via Bibkey by entering their general ID.
Employees please contact the library:
Our Training and Consulting Services
You are writing a thesis or homework and need help with the literature organization? Or you would like to know more about the offer of the university library? And what is Open Access? The University Library's training courses will show you where and how you can find, manage and quote literature online and on-site. To see current training course please visit our Moodle-course “Bibliothek benutzen”. There you will also find the dates for all our online trainings. In addition, we are happy to answer your questions about your library account, the access to databases and online research portals.