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BBF – Research Library for the History of Education at the DIPF

The Library for Research on the History of Education (BBF) in Berlin is an international research library with outstanding library and archival holdings relating to the history of education in Germany. The BBF is also a center for research on the history of education in Germany. The BBF is a department of the German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF).

News from the BBF


On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017, the BBF closes early

On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017, the BBF will only be open from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

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Changed Opening Hours During the Seasons Holydays

From Friday, December 22nd, 2017, 3:00 p.m., until January, 1st, 2018, the BBF will be closed for seasons holydays.

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Scholarship Application Deadline Ends on September 30th, 2017

Next application deadline for a young scientists' scholarship at the Research Library for the History of Education (BBF) ends on Friday, September 30th, 2017.

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Guided Library Tours

The library offers regularly guided tours to the public.

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