Subject librarian

Subject-specific training courses

There are no subject-specific training courses available for Scandinavian Studies. Please refer to the courses offered by German Studies.

For individual questions relating to information research, please get in touch with the subject librarian.

All training opportunities

An overview of all training opportunities available at the University Library can be found here.


University Library holdings

primary literature

  • in German translation: a selection of important individual works of Old Norse and modern Scandinavian literature
  • in the original languages: the most important texts of Old Norse literature in authoritative editions, individual editions by modern authors

secondary literature

  • large language dictionaries and bibliographies
  • important encyclopedias and fundamental works, predominately in generally accessible languages (i.e. German, English, French)
  • selected monographic literature on individual authors, epochs and genres, in generally accessible languages
  • selected literary journals and journals on literary studies, predominately in generally accessible languages

    historical collections

    • significant holdings of Old Norse editions
    • older scholarly literature

    no holdings

    • language teaching materials

    libraries with additional collections

    • Seminar für Nordistik, University of Basel: primary and secondary literature in the original languages
    • GGG Stadtbibliothek: fiction from Scandinavian countries in German translation, language teaching materials, travel guides