• In addition to the four regions, there is further literature on international comparative issues as well as on theory and methods
  • 3,500 volumes and a variety of journals (December 2015)
  • Grey literature


IZ Online Catalogue: Books, articles, and full texts


  • 7 user workplaces
  • 2 computers with free Internet access
  • Coin-operated copier (€ 0.05 per page)


GIGA Information Centre
Neuer Jungfernstieg 21
20354 Hamburg

Tel.: +49 (0)40 - 428 25 - 576 /-598
Tel.: +49 (0)40 - 428 25 - 519 (periodicals)
Library code: H 221


ireon Portal
The International Relations and Area Studies Gateway (IREON) offers integrated access to academically relevant conventional and digital information resources on regional and country-specific issues. IREON is a project of the German Information Network International Relations and Area Studies, of which the GIGA Information Centre is a member.

Recent Bibliographies

GIGA Forum Global | 2018/04
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