We are happy to welcome you on the website of our library.

The library of the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences is a reference library offering its services mainly to the scientists of the institute. It can however also be used by interested visitors.

Members of the institute can use the library during opening hours of the institute, 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Office hours and visiting hours for external users are

            monday - thursday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
            friday 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Our library team has one common goal - to guarantee one of the world's best mathematics libraries.

Would you like to

  • get more information on using the library?
  • get information on the collection?
  • inform about the vocational training to be a "Specialist in media and information services specializing in librarianship"?
  • learn about some of the features that we use for catalogue enrichment or that just make our everyday work a little easier?

If you have any questions, ideas etc. please do not hesitate to write us an email.

Offer for vocational training 2016

Our trainee positions for 2016 are already filled, for 2017 we offer no trainee positions.

You can find more information on the training for "Specialist in media and information services specializing in librarianship" on our training page.


MPI for Mathematics in the Sciences

Inselstraße 22 (3rd floor)
04103 Leipzig


Phone: +49 (0)341-9959-701
Fax:      +49 (0)341-9959-703
Email:   library(at)mis.mpg.de

This service allows members of the institute to connect globally with the library catalogue and our licensed eResources (eBooks, eJournals and databases):

Access to the online catalogue only for members of the MPG or the University of Leipzig - controlled via IP

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