Branch Library 2 (Human Sciences)

Please note the current opening times and occupancy


Library address
Markusplatz 3 (Entrance via Steinertstraße)
Telephone +49 (951) 863-1551

Postal address
Postfach 27 05, 96018 Bamberg

Parcel post
Feldkirchenstraße 21 (Access via Am Heidelsteig), 96052 Bamberg

How to find the University Library
Opening hours
Technical equipment

About the Library

Since 1992, Branch Library 2 has been at the so-called Marcushaus, which is the building of the Faculty of Human Sciences and Education. Its collection comprises media on the following subjects: Education, Psychology, Natural Science Didactics, Protestant Theology, and Religious Education as well as a collection of current schoolbooks.

Items of the extensive collections of psychological and educational tests (Chair for Psychology I) and of the Sound Studio, which includes music sheets, sound recording, and other music media (Chair for Music Education), can be checked out at the respective chairs.

All art and music didactics literature which is part of the Faculty of Human Sciences and Education can be found at the ERBA Library. Literature about sport didactics is housed at Branch Library 3


About 260,000 volumes; approximately 35 percent of which are on open shelves.

User options and loan periods

Range of subjects and consultation appointments

You can find the Bamberg Psychological Library System here [German only].

You can find the Bamberg Educational Science Library System here [German only].


78 reading desks on 2 levels (some of them with network connection), 1 room for group work.

Please note the reduced number of seats available, due to the current distancing regulations.

Where do I find what?

Overview charts(385.3 KB, 1 page)

This Branch Library is divided in small spaces where items are sorted according to certain topics.

Ground floor

  • Daily newspapers
  • Schoolbook collection and schoolbook media 
  • Course reserves

Basement level 1

  • Reading Room with current volumes of the journal holdings in flap cabinets
  • Textbook collection
  • Running loose-leaf collection
  • CL-CY: Psychology
    D: Educational Science
  • Hard-back volumes of periodicals CZ 1200 - DZ 8130 in room M3N/-1.23
  • Hard-back volumes of periodicals DZ 8190 - TA 9170 in Coworking Space M3N/-1.24

Basement level 2

  • D: Educational Science
    S: Mathematics / Didactics
    TA - TD: Natural Sciences
    U: Physics
    V: Chemistry
    W: Biology, Medicine
    XA - YZ: Medicine
    ZA - ZE: Agriculture, Forestry, Domestic Economy
    ZG - ZS: Engineering