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FIS-Bildung Literaturdatenbank Central access to specialist pedagogical information with bibliographical references and abstracts, mainly from German-speaking areas

PSYNDEXplus Tests Descriptions of psychological and pedagogical test procedures used in German-speaking countries

ERIC Bibliographical database on education topics mainly from journals in English


Consultation hours for literature research

Are you planning to write a term paper, bachelor's or master's thesis?

Our Education consultants would be pleased to assist you in making full use of the resources of the University Library Bern:

  • Assistance in researching your topic
  • Using specialist databases
  • Help with search strategies

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Münstergasse Library

  • General pedagogy/education, specialist pedagogy, social work/pedagogy
  • Introductions, basic literature and reference works for students and practitioners in education, training and consultancy
  • Specialist academic literature (particularly German language publications, in conjunction with the Institute of Educational Science)
  • Literature on current topics

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vonRoll Library BvR

  • General and historical pedagogy, pedagogical psychology, sociology of education, general didactics, subject didactics, teacher training, adult education and professional development, social and specialist pedagogy.
  • Research and study literature (in German, English and French), more than 200 specialist journals, reference works

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Centre for University Continuing Education Library

Around 5,000 publications and more than 50 journals in the field of education (focus on continuing/adult education), science, technology, work and society

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Non-University Specialist Institutions in Bern

Libraries of the University of Teacher Education (PH) Bern
Library of the Bern University of Applied Sciences (BFH), Social Work