Leo Frobenius Library of Cultural Anthropology
IG Building, Basement Q6, 0.615, Telephone: 069/798-33248
Tuesday to Friday: 11.00 – 16.00
For the accessibility of the building and the applicable Corona regulations, please refer to the Goethe University homepage (https://www.goethe-university-frankfurt.de/87665295/General_Information?locale=en).
Any interested person is welcome to use the collections of the library in the reading room.
The regulations of the Leo Frobenius Library of Cultural Anthropology apply.
- Employees and students of the university
- Members of the Frobenius Institute, the Weltkulturenmuseum and the Frobenius Society
- Residents of Frankfurt and its environs
Regional foci: Africa, America, Indonesia, Oceania
Thematic foci: Prehistory and early history, cultural history, rock paintings, material culture, anthropology of religion
Size of collections: 134,050 volumes (by December 2020), 500 current journals and series, 1,800 films
Partner institutions: Exchanges with more than 185 institutions worldwide
- Online catalogue
- Card catalogue (literature to 1993)
- Information sheet on the database for anthropologists
- Monographs are catalogued by means of a detailed thesaurus
- The catalogues contain articles from collected volumes and journals