The MGH Library

The MGH library is open for guests from Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guests are asked to register their visit in advance per e-mail at
Barrier-free access to the library is available in cooperation with the Aventinus reading room of the BSB. Please advise us if you need this service when you register in advance at

The Monumenta Germaniae Historica offer the world’s largest specialised mediaeval history library for German and international mediaeval scholarship and education. The MGH library is a reference library providing users free access to a multilingual media collection. The ca. 150 000 books and 205 current periodicals may be consulted at the 34 workplaces in the reading room. Usage of the library is free of charge and generally restricted to postgraduate researchers and history students writing their final papers.