Welcome to the library of the Europa-Institut!

  • Reference library
  • Open access library
  • Open to the public during opening hours
  • The bright and quiet reading rooms with their workstations equipped with WLAN allow students to reserve their own workstation and work in a concentrated manner.
  • Three rooms equipped with whiteboards are available for group work.
  • In addition, students and guests of the Europa-Institut can work on the computers in the library and research on the Internet.


  • Scanner
  • Copier
  • Printer
  • Workstations (Wifi)
  • Whiteboards
  • Cip-Pool

The Europa-Institut library was founded together with the Institute in 1951 at Saarland University. The library collection includes hybrid legal publications from the subject areas of European and international law.

  • Users have access to a supportive and trained library team, which will gladly assist with literature searches and obtaining the required information
  • We offer library tours in German and English for students.
  • Our Information literacy instruction program aligns with institutional and curricular goals, contributing to student success and lifelong learning.
  • Borrowing policies: Books can only be borrowed by students of the Europa-Institut with a valid library ID: 1 hour before library closing time. Books must be returned by 10:00 a.m. on the following opening day at the latest!

Opening hours

Monday to friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Bücherstapel mit Menschen

Digital library (research)

In the digital library you have access to the online catalog and full versions of databases, jounals, e-books and many more. It's the perfect tool for your research!

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The European Documentation Centre provides acces to the databases and documents of the institutions of the Euopean Union as well as other European institutions.


Do you have any questions?

You can visit us in the library during our opening hours or call +49 681 302 6695. 
You can also send us an e-mail: bibliothek@europainstitut.de