Hebraica and Judaica Division

University Library Frankfurt am Main

The » Hebraica and Judaica Division at University Library Frankfurt am Main holds the largest collection on all areas of Jewish Studies, including Israel Studies, in Germany. Between 1949 and 2015, the University Library was home to the » Special Collections Judaism and Israel funded by the DFG as part of a nationwide program.

The historical collection, established since the 19th century with the support and dedication of Frankfurt's Jewish community, compiles outstanding sources on Jewish history and culture. It includes a comprehensive collection on Wissenschaft des Judentums, foundational movement of modern Jewish studies, and a unique collection of Jewish periodicals. Large parts of the historical collection are » digitalized.

The Special Information Service for Jewish Studies builds upon the collection of Hebraica and Judaica Division and provides access to literature on Judaism and the State of Israel in printed and electronic form. Our » catalogue provides access more than 250,000 titles.


Hochschule der Medien Stuttgart

Prof. Dr. Kai Eckert at Hochschule der Medien Stuttgart has partnered with the FID Jewish Studies to develop digital tools for researchers and enhance our library services. His project » JudaicaLink is a tool to contextualize the metadata and thus integrate additional information into our catalogue.


FID Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies

University and State Library of Saxony-Anhalt

The FID Jewish Studies collaborates with the » FID Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies at the » University and State Library of Saxony-Anhalt (Halle/Saale) to provide researchers with resources on Israel, the Middle East and North Africa. Our catalogue offers information on the holdings of the FID Middle East, North Africa and Islamic Studies, which includes literature from numerous countries in the MENA region. » read on

Furthermore, the FID benefits from the University library's long-standing cooperation with: