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Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

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Library Services:
Information, Guest Registration, Reference and Circulation
Monday - Thursday 10:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 16:00
Friday 10:00 - 12:00

Reading Rooms Hours (use of the reading rooms only after admission):
Monday - Friday 8:00 - 21:00
Saturday 13:00 - 18:00

(day guests are only accepted: Monday - Friday 8:00 - 19:00)


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The library is the primary tool for both members and guests of the Institute.  With a multi-lingual collection gathered from throughout the world, the library is a “Central Legal Library”, and possesses a comprehensive collection covering international commercial law, international private law and foreign civil law. [more]

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