TIB Sozialwissenschaften (Social Sciences)

Political Science, Sociology

Please note that the current opening hours are different from the times listed on these pages.

Current opening hours at the sites TIB Technik/Naturwissenschaften (Science/Technology),
TIB Conti-Campus and TIB Sozialwissenschaften (Social Sciences):

Circulation Desks: Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 15:00
Registration Desks: Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 12:00

Limited use of the reading rooms at these three sites for members of Leibniz Universität Hannover (LUH). 
The other TIB sites and their reading rooms will remain closed to the public.

Here you can find literature on social science subjects, in particular political science and sociology. Collections focus on social structure research, the labour and trade union movement, new social movements, developing countries (in particular Latin America), women/gender studies, European studies and social psychology. The collections are shelved by classification; most items are freely accessible and can be borrowed. The remaining collections are kept in closed stacks. Orders for items can be placed via the TIB Portal.


Information Desk

Staff at the Information Desk provide support in the search for literature and explain how to use our technical infrastructure.

If you require subject-specific information, please contact the relevant specialised departments. They will provide advice on the in-depth search for scientific literature and on searching databases.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 09:00-20:00
Saturday 09:00-18:00

All library sites remain closed on public holidays in Lower Saxony, on Christmas Eve (24 December) and New Year's Eve (31 December).

Barrier-free accessibility at the site

All places where items are kept and the WCs are accessible to users with restricted mobility. A disabled parking space is located behind the library building.

Address and how to reach us

TIB Sozialwissenschaften (Social Sciences) site, Welfengarten 2 C, 30167 Hannover