Welcome to the Herder Institute for Historical Research on East Central Europe - Institute of the Leibniz Association
Our work focuses on the history and culture of Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Estonia,
Latvia, Lithuania and the region of Kaliningrad.

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Current events

Opening Hours

Monday – Thursday: 08:00 am – 4.00 pm 
Friday: 0:.00 am – 3:00 pm

Magazine service in our Document Colletion:
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am – 12:00

For the use of the reading room, advance notice by phone (*49-6421-184 161) or e-mail bibliothek@herder-institut.de is required 48 hours before your visit.

Please announce your visit by e-mail 48 hours in advance in that working area of our Scientific Collections you would like to visit: bildarchiv@herder-institut.de, kartensammlung@herder-institut.de, dshi@herder-institut.de

Branch office - Giessen

Zentrum für Medien und Interaktivität
Ludwigstraße 34
35390 Gießen