Scientific Library of Islamic Theology with a target of 100,000 books
The library has been particularly designed for the demands of the IFIS &IZ. It is a scientific special library with an exceptional collection in the areas of Islamic theology, Islamic studies and oriental studies. Altogether the library collection contains at present 70,000 books in the languages of Arabic, German, Turkish, English and French.
Our target of 100,000 scientific islamic works in six languages
EUROPE’S LARGEST LIBRARY OF ISLAMIC THEOLOGY
over 75.000 books
Classification and cataloging of topics
THE MAIN CLASSIFICATION FOR SYSTEMATIC CLASSIFICATION BY SUBJECT, COVERS THE CLASSICAL CANON OF ISLAMIC DISCIPLINES AS FOLLOWS:
Qur’anic science and tafsir
ʿulūm al-Qurʾān and tafsīr
Islamic law and its methodology
fiqh and uṣūl al-fiqh
Biography of the Prophet
History of Islam
Islamic ethics and moral teachings
In addition, the collection contains books in the areas of religious education, ethics in medicine and biology, languages, poem, and others which will be further developed in future. The reference library will be soon in service for students, scientist and other scientifically interested. With it’s seldom collection of books and 20 work places – with access to the digital catalogue of the library and access to the internet – the library is offering a comfortable working atmosphere.