Library of the Bundesbank ©Nils Thies


The library’s stock of literature may be consulted by Bundesbank employees and external visitors. Online catalogues can be used for research purposes. The collection comprises books, specialist periodicals, electronic publications, magazine articles and papers from anthologies. The current collection is made up of 235,000 media items and 2,500 periodicals.

Books may only be loaned to Bundesbank employees.

The range of topics in the specialist library includes money, lending, currency (theory, policy and history), banking and trading, economic theory and policy, public finance, foreign trade (theory and policy), international agreements, organisations and people in the monetary and economic sectors as well as national and international statistics.

Our technical resources include free internet access and a book scanner (which can be used with your own USB stick).

For technical reasons, we are currently unable to provide you with access to the library catalogue on the Bundesbank’s website. If you have any questions about our resources or specific titles, please contact us at