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Staatswissenschaftliches Seminar

Adenauerallee 24-42
D-53113 Bonn
Phone: 0228 / 73-9186
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Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday
08.15 am - 07.00 pm
09.30 am - 07.00 pm


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The Staatswissenschaftliche Seminar has approximately 82,000 items in its collection, located on two levels:


Basement level

  • Books of the newer collection (since 1995) are shelved according to subject, we use the classification system RVK. In order to find a book, you must first find out its shelf mark in the discovery service bonnus. The RVK Classification system (English version):


Books of the Staatswissenschaftlichen Seminars...
QB  General. Methods used in Economics
QC  Economic Theory, including Monetary Theory
QD  General Economic Policy. Economic Systems
QE  History of Schools of Thought 
QF  Economic and Social History
QG  Economic Information and General National and Regional Statistical Material. Economic Policy in Individual Countries
QH  Mathematics. Statistics. Econometrics. Business Research
QI  National Economy Accounts. Other, Material which cannot be classified to particular groups
QK  Cash, Credit and Banking
QL  Financial Sciences. Taxation Theory for Businesses
QM  International Trade. Balance of Payments and Foreign Exchange Rates
QN  Swings in the Economy, Stability Policy
QO  Defence Planning. War Economy
QP  General Business Management
QQ  Special Business Management
QR  Trade Policy. Individual Business Sectors
QS  Farming
QT  Environmental Economy
QU  Demography
QV  Employees (Labour Economics)
QW  Home Economics and Private Consumption
QX   Social Policy. Health System. Education Economics
QY   Regional Economic Policy. Town Planning


  • Latest journals in the computer pool
  • Reading room
  • Bachelor's and master's theses
  • Newspapers of the last four weeks


Open stacks

  • Books of the older collection (-1994) are shelved according to subject
  • Economic journals
  • Economic dissertations of the University of Bonn since 1925
  • Photocopier/Printer


Coats and bags may not be taken into the library. Card-operated lockers in the Juridicum-Building are available for your use.

There are two group study rooms, which can be reserved.

Members of the University can use their user ID from Bonn University to search on Internet PCs located in the basement level. From these computers you can also print on the photocopier/printer or save material on your USB flash drive.

Wireless Internet access (WLAN) is available throughout the library. For this, you need a user ID issued by Bonn University’s Data Processing Services (Hochschulrechenzentrum - HRZ). The desks are equipped with electricity, so you can charge your computer or electronic device.

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