Oriental Department

Oriental Reading Room (Orient- und Ostasienlesesaal, OLS)

Together with the East Asia Department, the Oriental Department maintains a special reading room. Access to the Oriental Reading Room is limited to specialist readers. The reference collection in the reading room contains approximately 34.000 volumes, primarily general and specialist bibliographies, reference and primary information materials concerning states, people, cultures, languages and literatures of Asia and Africa. The holdings are systematically arranged; they are listed in the online public access catalogue StabiKat.

Site Potsdamer Strasse, 2nd Floor
Potsdamer Strasse 33
10785 Berlin

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday: 9:00 to 21:00
Saturday: 10:00 to 19:00

Monday to Friday: 9:00 to 17:00