The Library

  View of the library Copyright: © Martin Braun


The library will be closed from Aug. 28 to Sept. 24, 2023.




Dr. Katharina Koop

Senior Librarian


+49 241 80 90081



Library of Art History

As part of the faculty library architecture of RWTH Aachen University, the library of the Department of Art History is the largest of the 10 libraries of the Faculty of Architecture. Almost 70,000 media on art, culture and related sciences are available to students, scientists and other interested parties. Meanwhile, there is a focus on photography and film - of course, especially in relation to architecture.

Reading and working places are available to the visitors and offer in the library with their special atmosphere the possibility for intensive learning, but also for an interdisciplinary exchange

In the library of art history are also the holdings of the teaching and research field of architectural theory, the chair of visual design and the chair of plastics.

To search the literature, the direct search in the catalog of the library can be used.


Workstations can be during library hours.

Book check outs can be made after an email reservation in the course of the official library hours.

Monday until thursday

10:00 a.m. to 01:00 p.m.
01:30 p.m. to 04:30 p.m.