Information Center

The Information Center at the House of Finance does not belong to Goethe University's library system. It has a collection of about 40,000 books, pooled from the institutes and chairs based at the House of Finance. This collection consists of special literature relating to economics, finance, insurance, insurance law, banking law, the law of finance and international law. The books and journals are listed in the search portal of the University Library Johann Christian Senckenberg.

The following institutes have contributed material to the Information Center:

  • Institute for Law and Finance (ILF)
  • Goethe Business School (GBS)
  • Institute for Insurance Law
  • Institute for Banking and Financial History (IBF)
  • Some of the chairs based at the House of Finance

Books owned by the Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability (IMFS), and hence the Chair of Money, Currency and Central Bank Law, are shelved in its own rooms at the House of Finance and are accessible by appointment only (Tel: +49 (0)69 798-34014).

Use of the Information Center's reading room is restricted until further notice. In accordance with RKI guidelines, 35 workspaces are available for authorized users. The workspaces may be booked for a maximum of four slots per week. In case of free workspaces, users are allowed to enter the Information Center spontaneously, the library staff then will book them in.

Please use the following link for booking

Rules of Use

Explanatory Video

The regular opening hours are: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Fridays.

A copy machine is available at the Information Center, for which a prepaid library or Goethe card is needed. Prepaid cards can be reloaded in the entrance hall of the House of Finance using an EC card.

Library Contact:

Phone: +49 (0) 69 798-34050

Mailing Address:

House of Finance
Information Center
Goethe University
Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 3
60323 Frankfurt am Main