IIFS & Curt Eisfeld Library (Special locations)
The two special locations form part of the Library WISO/BWL in terms of organization and administration. They are located near the main campus.
Their collections are limited to a few highly specialized fields while offering a very extensive range of materials.
International Tax Institute Library (IIFS)
The International Tax Institute (Interdisziplinäres Zentrum für Internationales Finanz- und Steuerwesen, IIFS) was founded in 1980 by the Parliament of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg in order to promote interdisciplinary research in the field of taxation. To this end, subject areas were set up within each discipline and weighted equally—an approach unique in Germany. The three subject areas are international tax law, international corporate taxation, and international finance (source: home page of the Institute).
The International Tax Institute Library was established as a special location of the Business and Economics Library after the IIFS was integrated into Universität Hamburg as an institute and the Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences assumed responsibility for the International Tax Institute Library.
Tuesday, Thursday: 12:30 - 4:30 pm
Friday: 1 - 7 pm
Saturday, Sunday and Public holidays: closed
For short-term changes to opening hours, please see News from the Library WISO/BWL.
The library offers 15 workstations, including one research computer. There is internet access via Wi-Fi.
A book scanner is available. You will need a USB stick.
Specialist literature covers tax law, corporate taxation, and finance, in both national and international contexts. International geographical areas of concentration are the United States, Canada, Australia, EU member states, Japan, and Switzerland. In addition, the library offers subject literature for the general areas of business administration and law and finance.
The library has a total collection of approximately 36,000 volumes, including many current journals, serial and loose-leaf publications.
The entire library collection is listed in the Campus Catalogue.
The IISF is a reference library from which you may borrow materials over the weekend.
Curt Eisfeld Library
This is the research library established by Professor Dr. Dr. h.c. Curt Eisfeld (1886–1969), the first full professor of business administration at Universität Hamburg. Eisfeld worked at the University from 1928 to 1962.
Please contact branding-office.bwl"AT"uni-hamburg.de to make an appointment.
Tel. +49 40 42838-8714
The Library has a reading desk and a photocopier.
The Library contains a total of 3,500 volumes. The collection focuses on business administration, economics, banking management, accounting, statistics, retail management including international trade, insurance studies, and politics.
All books are listed in the Campus Catalogue.
The Curt Eisfeld Library is a reference library from which materials may not be borrowed.