This library upheld by the Institute for Theology and Peace (ithf) is one of the world’s leading scientific specialized libraries for questions concerning theological peace ethics. The library’s contextual focus (also integrating literature from the library of Hamburg’s Archdiocese) lies in the fields of theology, peace research, ethics, religious studies, philosophy, political science, international law, historical science and sociology.

The collection includes ca. 52,000 volumes as well as 102 current national and international periodicals. A specialty is the contextual analysis of topic-relevant articles printed in selected periodicals and collections.  In whole, 194,000 titles covering monographs, periodicals and collections are available and can be researched in the Catalog of Theology & Peace. (26.11.2014)


Library Hours

Monday – Friday :    10:00 – 1:00 pm