The libray of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

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The Library Maiengasse encompasses the specialized library of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies as well as the specialized libraries of the Institute for French Philology and Literary Studies and the Institutes for Romance Studies.

The libraries stand open for all members of University as well as for interested individuals.

Students of the University of Basle can benefit from all services of the Library Maiengasse. The student card is used as the library card.

Furthermore all individuals who have their main residence or their secondary residence in either Switzerland, the Region of Baden or the Region of the Alsace, or who are registered or employed at the University of Basle are authorized to take medias home.

For more detailed information about the terms and conditions of loan please consult the library statutes.

The inventory of the library of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

The complete inventory of the library of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies is available on the Library Catalogue IDS Basel Bern.

  • Arabic and Persian text editions: Hadith, Fiqh, Philosophy, Theology, Mysticism, History, Biographies, Geography, Grammar, Rhetorics, Arabic-Islamic Sciences (Medicine, Astronomy, Astrology, Mathematics, Biology etc.)

  • Classical and modern Arabic and Persian Literature (poetry/prose)

  • Turkish text editions (Osmanic texts and Turkish secondary literature

  • Reference works

  • Relevant Literature on: Studies on Religions, History, History of Culture, Law, Philosophy, Theology, Geography, Arabic, Persian and Turkish Philology Studies, History of Literature, Epigraphy, Archaelogy and Art

  • A small compilation of Catalogues of Manuscripts

  • Journals

  • A small inventory of tapes, Cds, DVDs and Videos

Information

For further information please contact M.A. Sevinç Yasargil (061 267 28 62) or the secretariat.