The University Library at Quadriga University of Berlin offers its students access to the library as well as comprehensive access to journals in electronic resources. 

The library is open Monday to Friday from 8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

During the study sessions of the M.A. and MBA courses, the library is also open on weekends and on public holidays from 8.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m. On the last day of each study session, the library remains open one hour after the end of the lecture.

During the study sessions of the non-degree study programmes, the library is also open at weekends and on public holidays for one hour after the end of the lectures.

These signature groups can be found in the library

MB - MS = Political, Sociology
AP - AR = General, Media Sciences
QB - QP = Economics
CA - CZ = Philosophy, Psychology


The library of the Quadriga University Berlin is a reference library. The media can generally only be used on campus. If multiple copies are available, they can be borrowed. Please borrow from the receptionists , stating your name and course number.

The holdings of the library of the Quadriga Hochschule Berlin are signed according to the Regensburger Verbundklassifikation (RVK).An overview of the subject classification can be found here or at:

At present, copying up to 50 pages is free of charge for our students, and costs 5 cents per page for external users. Beyond the first 50 pages, each further copy also costs 5 cents for our students. Please pay these to the receptionists. (Please observe the provisions of the Copyright Act!)

  • While using the library, please behave in such a way that others are not disturbed or impaired in their work.
  • Smoking, eating and drinking are not allowed. The only exception is mineral water.
  • Please treat the media carefully and protect them from contamination and damage.

The library staff will be happy to help you with any questions you may have regarding the library's collection or structure. 


Phone: +49 (0)30 / 44 72 94 00

Electronic Resources


EBSCO´s Business Source Elite is the most widely used economic database.

It contains full-text versions of over 2,200 journals, including more than 1,100 peer-reviewed titles. The full-text journals in Business Source Elite date back to 1965. References can be searched up to and including 1965. Business Source Premier contains full-text content on all economic sectors, including marketing, management, accounting, finance and business.

Springer Professional Wirtschaft

Access to more than 45,000 specialist books, 300 journals and 26,000 online articles in areas such as management and leadership, finance and banking, marketing and sales, as well as business IT and computer science.


EconStor serves the dissemination and accessibility of specialist literature in Open Access, i.e. in digital format and without access restrictions. The majority of the more than 40,000 publications originate from economic institutions in Germany and are made available on the basis of user agreements. The publications include, for example, working and discussion papers or conference papers, but also articles from specialist journals or dissertations.


Directory of Open Access journals/ Directory of Open Access journals.


BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine) is one of the world's largest search engines for openly accessible scientific documents on the Internet. The BASE search engine is operated by Bielefeld University Library. BASE comprises over 50 million documents from over 2,700 sources.

Cooperation with other libraries

In compliance with the terms of use, Quadriga University students have the opportunity to visit and use the holdings and database accesses of the Hertie School and the ESMT as external users during opening hours. Advance registration is required.

The Hertie School collects books about leadership, law and economics. The prior notification must be sent to

The ESMT collects books about management, entrepreneurship and social sciences. The prior notification must be sent to

Holdings from the libraries of the HU, FU or Stabi can be borrowed for you with our ID cards and made available for in-house use.

Further Informations


The Database Information System (DBIS) is a cooperative service for the use of scientific databases. This service was developed with the financial support of the Bavarian State Ministry for Science, Research and the Arts and the German Research Foundation (DFG) by the Regensburg University Library. The database information system is now used as a user service in 256 libraries.


The Electronic Journals Library (EZB) is a cooperative service of the libraries for the use of scientific full-text journals on the Internet and one of the most comprehensive, freely accessible bibliographic databases of individual scientific electronic journals.


The journals database (ZDB) can be used to determine the magazine holdings of the participating libraries. The ZDB points the way to bibliographic information of the magazines, newspapers and databases in German and Austrian libraries.


Online catalogue with holdings from other libraries in Berlin and Brandenburg: KOBV-Portal.
The Kooperative Bibliotheksverbund Berlin-Brandenburg (KOBV) is the union of all university libraries, all public libraries and numerous research, public authority and special libraries in Berlin and Brandenburg. It enables users to research online resources and access other services of the libraries in Berlin and Brandenburg.


For worldwide research, please use the Karlsruhe Virtual Catalogue (KVK). The KVK is a meta search engine for more than 500 million media in catalogues worldwide.

Further Links

We have compiled the following links for your further research.

Berlin Libraries
Here you will find information on the largest libraries in Berlin:

Staatsbibliothek Berlin:
Adresse: Potsdamer Straße 33, 10785 Berlin
Online-Katalog: SBB StaBiKat

Universitätsbibliothek der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin (Grimm-Zentrum):
Adresse: Geschwister-Scholl-Str. 1-3, 10117 Berlin
Online-Katalog: HU Berlin Katalog

Freie Universität Berlin
Adresse: Garystr. 39, 14195 Berlin
Online-Katalog: Primo

Technische Universität Berlin
Adresse: Fasanenstr. 88, 10623 Berlin
Online-Katalog: TU-Katalog


Union Catalogues:

Karlsruher Virtueller Katalog (KVK)

Gemeinsamer Bibliotheksverbund (GBV)

Kooperativer Bibliotheksverbund Berlin-Brandenburg Portal (KOBV Portal)

Bibliotheksverbund Bayern Gateway (BVB Gateway)

Hessisches Bibliotheks- und Informationssystem (HeBIS)

Hochschulbibliothekszentrum des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (Hbz)

Südwestdeutscher Bibliotheksverbund (SWB)


Virtual Libraries:


Political Science

Communication and Media