Library of the Chair


Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 9am-12:30pm


Monday to Wednesday 1:30pm-7:30pm

Thursday 1:30pm-6pm

Friday: 1:30p-5pm

  A red book with the title "German law" is facing a number of books on a shelf Copyright: Chair of Civil Law

The Chair has its own library, comprising books, journals and CD-roms. Additionally, visitors can use the law databases of the library of the School of Business and Economics.

In general, visitors can use the library during the opening hours for researching and for making copies. Books can only be borrowed on Fridays. The borrowing facility is only available to students of RWTH Aachen university.

terms and conditions (only available in German)




Beck-online, Juris, Legios, Jurion (former: LexisNexis), ibr-online, Kluwer Law International Journals, RIS (Austria), further data bases of the RWTH

RDB (Austria) law journals and case books literature and law journals


We receive several newsletters. Please come to the Chair for perusal.


  • German Courts: Federal Court of Justice BGH, Federal Labour Court BAG
  • Non-German Courts: Austrian Supreme Court of Justice OGH (Austria), Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland BG (Switzerland), decisions of the BG (Switzerland)
  • European Courts: European Court of Justice EuGH