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Reference library (Lehrstuhlbibliothek) of the Chair of Military History/Cultural History of Violence


On 24th April open from 12:00 until 14:30.

User Regulations and Orientation Guide

The reference library of the Department of Military History is intended for students and staff of the University of Potsdam and offers more than 5,000 volumes of military historical sources and the latest research literature.

The holdings of the reference library are accessible during lecture hours (Wednesday, 14:30-16:30 Am Neuen Palais 10, 14469 Potsdam, Haus 11, room 1.06-1.07) and by individual arrangement and can be borrowed free of charge. No prior registration is necessary. The loan period is usually four weeks and is noted on a loan slip.

The borrowed media must be returned on the last day of the loan period at the latest. You can research the available titles on site or view the complete stock online at .

If you have any questions about the holdings of the Chair of Military History/Cultural History of Violence, please contact Tobias Knabe (