Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Karlsruhe


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The Academy maintains an extensive Library to support the work of the four professorships in Art History, Educational Science, Art Teaching and Art Theory. The Library functions as a reference library for non-Academy users and as a lending library for Academy students. The holdings include almost 50,000 publications covering a wide range of art-related topics and some 30 specialist journals. Here you can find lavishly produced illustrated volumes from the past alongside the most recent exhibition catalogues. The holdings are updated on an ongoing basis so as to meet the needs of students and staff alike. Two special strengths of the Library are in Contemporary Art and art of the 21st Century.

Browse the catalogue. Fuller search option in the Karlsruhe Library Portal.

The following link enables you to access information on digital Research Resources.

Opening hours

Monday – Thursday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 2.45 p.m.

Guidelines for Academic Work – Papers and Presentations

The official guidelines for the production of academic work are designed to be of assistance to all students when writing an academic paper: they contain useful information concerning the preparation of written versions and oral presentations during your studies. Here you can find all the advice you need to facilitate working in academic formats – from library research to the correct way to cite authors quoted.

The guidelines can be downloaded under the following link:
Guidelines for Producing Academic Papers (PDF, 2.61 MB)