- Monday - Thursday 01.00 – 05.00 p.m.
- Friday 11.00 a.m. – 02.00 p.m.
- and on appointment
Room: UG, Q6, 0.615
Interested external users are welcome to use the library as a reference library during the opening hours.
Lending of books is allowed to:
- staff and students of the university
- members of the Frobenius Institute, the Frobenius-Gesellschaft and the Museum der Weltkulturen
- citizens of Frankfurt and its surroundings
- Regional focus: Africa, North America, Indonesia, Oceania
- Thematic focus: Prehistory and protohistory, culture history, cave paintings, material culture, anthropology of religion
- ca. 114,000 volumes, 500 regular journals and serials as well as 1,200 films
- Exchange with more than 185 institutions worldwide
Catalogues (books, periodicals and films):
- Online catalogue (literature starting from 1993): Catalogue of the Ethnological Library
- Online journals (access for staff of the Frobenius-Institute and Institute of Social Anthropology)
- Card index (literature until 1993)
The catalogue of the Ethnological Library contains articles of monographs and periodicals.
The monographs are described by a detailed thesaurus.
Attached to the library is a small media centre, in which members of the university can borrow electronic devices, room 0.501
Opening hours: Tuesday and Wednesday 2:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Dr. Editha Platte † ,
Dr. Sophia Thubauville, room 0.556, phone: 0049-(0)69-79833240
Kirsten Lankenau, room 0.555, phone: 0049-(0)69-79833238
Hildegard Schiltz, room 0.555, phone: 0049-(0)69-79833237
Yasmina Djaghroud (maps), Wolfram Schneider, Birte Stein, Mihaela Velte
Student assistants library:
Sümeya Gülap, Sara Heristchi, Nora-Marie Hetzelt, Diana Majcherová, Angélique Politz
Student assistants media centre:
Kati Kallenbach, Kathleen Witt