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Szloma Albam

At Touro University Berlin, the Szloma Albam Library is a knowledge hub for students and faculty.


Welcome to the Szloma Albam Library


The Szloma Albam Library strives to meet the needs of the students and academics of Touro University Berlin‘s international community by providing a wide range of library services on campus and online.

The collections of the Campus Library consist of a modern, working library of textbook and reference literature on systematic open-access shelving and of the Touro Berlin Databases  within the Virtual Library of Touro University Libraries  .


In addition, we subscribe to the following two databases; to get access, please contact the librarian at Statista - The Statistics Portal for Market Data, Market Research and Market Studies

National Socialism, Holocaust, Resistance and Exile 1933-1945 (


The library holdings support the courses and curriculum topics offered and serve as a foundation for students´ study and research on campus. The Main Library is located on the first floor of the Main Building / House 1. The physical book collections of ca. 10,000 volumes are set up there and in two further rooms in House 3, including reading space and study places with networked PCs


The Campus Library was opened in 2004, with the Henry Marx Collection of the Lander Institute for the Communication of the Holocaust and Tolerance added and further developed since 2006.


Code of Conduct


The rules and guidelines which all users are required to abide by in their use of the library service.


The Library seeks to provide a safe, secure and appropriate study environment for the benefit of all service users. The Code of Conduct details the rules in place and acts as a general statement of the conduct we expect from users of our services and facilities. Acceptance of the code is implicit in signing the University’s regulations as part of your registration. It is your responsibility to familiarize yourself with the code and to observe it.



  • The Szloma Albam Library of Touro University Berlin is both a reference and a lending library. Items (books, DVDs, journals) are available for borrowing, with some exceptions. Special rules apply to items in high-use categories such as course books: they may be checked out for one week, or other loan periods as determined by the librarian, provided all fees have been paid in full.

  • Borrowing membership of the library and use of its services are open only to registered students, faculty, and staff.

  • Items may be renewed unless they have been requested by other users. To renew an item, either show it in person at the library, send an email to the library, or call 030 300 686 20, on the due date at the latest.

  • If an item is checked out by another user, you may request to reserve it. Reservations cannot be placed on items already on loan to the requesting borrower.

  • A fine of € 1,50 per day will be charged on any item kept overdue. All fines must be paid before items can be renewed, or further items be borrowed. Fines will be charged at rates determined by the librarian.

  • A fee-based multi-functional device is available to make copies, printouts, or scans.


Opening hours


Monday – Thursday from 9:00 to 13:00 (lunch break) and 13:30 to 17:00, Friday from 9:00 to 13:00.


Christiane Hergert

Campus Librarian, Szloma Albam Library

Touro University Berlin | A Campus of Touro University New York • USA

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