The library is located in the middle of the campus. Its holdings are bilingual (German and English) and include about 65,000 volumes.
Its collection focuses on the following areas:
- Intercultural Theology
- Mission Studies
- History of Christianity and Religion
- Bible Studies
- Social Work
- and Development Studies.
The library is a member of the Common Union Database (GBV) and participates in interlibrary loan as a receiving and lending library. Via the GBV, users have access to the holdings of academic libraries from 10 German states, the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation and other institutions in the fields of science, research and culture.
Further more this Homepage provides extensive online research tools:
- Online Catalogue OPAC
- E-Books (700 titel) via ProQuest
- 10 Databases:
DACB, EBR, Globethics.net, GloPent, IBR Online, IBZ Online, Index Theologicus, IREON, RelBib, SocioHub
- 32 E-Journals
- 4 Lexica
WiBiLex, WiReLex, RPP (and the German version RGG) and 8 volumes of General history of Africa
You can find the links to online research tools in the info box at the right.