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  • The library provides reference and information services primarily for the institute's scientific staff.
  • Researchers who are not members of the institute may use the library for reference during the opening times given below.
  • Lending services are not available.
  • If you would like to use the library please contact the library staff to register.
  • Please consult our Rules and Regulations for further detail.

Online Catalogue

Remote access to electronic ressources (MPI-EVA staff only):

Opening Times

Mo - Thu:9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Fri:9 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Deutscher Platz 6 (ground level)
04103 Leipzig


Ms. Bageritz:0341 / 3550 - 142
Ms. Scheffler:0341 / 3550 - 141

library@[>>> Please remove the text! <<<]eva.mpg.de

About our collection

We acquire literature in the fields of psychology, biology, and anthropology. Areas of specialised interest include language acquisition, cognition, developmental psychology, zoology, ethology, and genetics. The selection of titles is according to the research interests of the members of the institute and does not aspire to be comprehensive.