Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Berlin School of Library and Information Science

Study Programs

The Berlin School's curriculum balances the digital future with practical training for future librarians and professionals in the information industry (including publishing, interface design and evaluation). The curriculum puts a strong emphasis on the research-orientation necessary for future problem solving. Professors at the Berlin School put into practice the Humboldt principles of the unity of teaching and research.

Bachelor’s Programs


Combined Bachelor's Program Library and Information Science as major subject (Kernfach), and minor subject (Beifach) - accredited - ALA approved
Informationsmanagement & Informationstechnologie Monobachelor
Master’s Programs
Information Science - accredited - ALA approved
Information Science and Cultural Communication Joint Study Profile Profile in cooperation with the Royal School of Library and Information Science (RSLIS), Copenhagen (taught in English)
Library and Information Science Distance Executive Program - accredited - ALA approved
Digital Data Management Executive Program (in preparation; Will be taught in German)