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University Library

With a view to approximately 100,000 media, the German Police University maintains one of the largest and high performing police libraries in Europe. It is not only accessible to German Police University staff members, but also to external students and scientific staff, the latter, however, only after prior phone registration and as a reference library, i.e. without the possibility of borrowing items. Internet access is just as self-evident as access to legal information and search systems and other research facilities for police literature.

Opening hours during lecture times

Monday – Thursday 8:00 – 20:00
Friday 8:00 – 12:00

Before public holidays the library only opens until 16:00.

Visit to the library

The online catalogue is available for preliminary literature research. Only members of the German Police University are entitled to borrow books. For subjects related to police history, please give us a call in advance: (02501 806 245) to make an appointment.

Visit for external users

Use of the university library is only possible with prior written registration. Appointments are allocated:

Monday – Thursday

08:00 – 16:00

Friday 08:00 – 12:00

The rules of the CoronaSchVO and the mask requirement apply.

Email: hochschulbibliothekdhpolde

To make an appointment, please include the telephone number where we can reach you in your email.


German Police University
University library
Zum Roten Berge 18-24
48165 Münster

Phone: +49 2501 806 683
email: hochschulbibliothekdhpolde