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Services & FAQ

Here you get all the anwers to the most important questions about the library.

In the library, you have the possibility to work at two computerized workstations. Use the internet, office software and the following Online Magazines:

  • Business Punk
  • Fremdenverkehrswirtschaft (fvw)
  • Harvard Business Manager
  • Harvard Business Review
  • Photon International
  • Starting Up
  • Sun & Wind Energy (latest issue)

University Libraries of the Technical University Berlin

Cooperation between the SRH Hochschule Berlin Library and the TU Berlin Libraries offers students and staff the use of the following services: 

  • Free library card for SRH students (Refund of costs by the SRH).
  • Use of all printed media (except for TU textbook collection) and electronic resources.
  • Improvement of research skills with courses offered at TU.
  • Teaching staff can use the TU interlibrary loan via the SRH Library.

The website of the TU University Library can be reached here


Deutsche Messebibliothek

If you are looking for literature on the topics fairs, events and congresses, we recommend our cooperation partner, the Deutsche Messebibliothek of the Ausstellungs- und Messe-Ausschuss der Deutschen Wirtschaft e.V.. Especially students and teaching staff of the study programme International Tourism and Event Management can find here a wide variety of up-to-date literature.

More information about the services of the Deutsche Messebibliothek can be found here.

Professors and lecturers will often place course material on reserve in the library. These sources cannot be borrowed or removed from the library and may typically only be used for specified lengths of time. 

Copies of reserve material can be used in exchange for SRH Library Card or Student ID as a deposit. 

During library opening hours our staff will be happy to assist you in-person, by e-mail or phone with any inquiries regarding research and information. Making sure that you have found the information you need is of the most importance.

Sources that are not accessible via the SRH or TU Libraries can be ordered via interlibrary loan. This service enables the exchange of media between various libraries throughout Germany.

Before you order an interlibrary loan, please check the stock of SRH. You can also search our journals and newspapers here.

To order books and articles use the platform of the Kooperativen Bibliotheksverbund Berlin-Brandenburg (KOBV).

Before ordering journal articles it is recommended to first search the journal title in the Zeitschriftendatenbank (ZDB). 

Interlibrary loan books and articles in books
Interlibrary loan journal articles

The SRH Library provides 16 learning desks. Two of them are equipped with computers.

We have the following loan periods:

Books: 2 weeks

Journal issues: 1 week

Books required for theses: 4 weeks

All members of SRH Hochschule Berlin are able to register for a library card at no cost.

Students must also provide their student ID when registering. Staff must provide their identity card.

The Library Regulations determine the legal relationship between the university library and our users.

By registering for the university library, you accept them.

Library Regulations

The SRH Library keeps a subscription to a number of local and international newspapers to ensure that students and staff of SRH Hochschule Berlin have access to the latest news regarding economy and society. Newspapers can be found in the Start-up Lab in the ground floor of the main building. 

Currently, we offer the following newspapers:

- The Tagesspiegel
- Financial Times – Europe’s Business Paper
- Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

Overview of newspapers in the Central Library of the TU Berlin: 


Borrowed materials can be renewed in-person, online (Online Catalogue), via phone or e-mail. If the source has been borrowed by another user the library staff will inform you immediately.

Tips for online media renewal can be found in our help guide for the online catalogue (OPAC).