Menalib The portal provides standard access to research and information on the Middle East, North Africa and Islam
Index Islamicus By far the most important bibliography on Islam and the Middle East, documents literature from 1906 in European languages
Consultation hours for literature research
Are you planning to write a term paper, bachelor's or master's thesis?
Our Islamic Studies consultant 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
Tuesday 14.00 to 16.00, in the Lerchenweg Library, Lerchenweg 36, 3012 BernBy appointment only
- Translations of classic texts and contemporary fiction. Mainly from Persian, Turkish and Arabic, some also from other Turkic languages, from Urdu and Kurdish.
- Secondary literature on specified texts
- Basic literature on Islamic Studies in addition to that provided by the Lerchenweg Library
Basisbibliothek Unitobler BTO
- Basic literature for students. Not exclusively by scholars of Islam; more of an interdisciplinary orientation. Range of non-books (CDs, films, etc.)
- Language courses in addition to the provision by the Lerchenweg Library
- Basic literature, handbooks, etc. specialist literature on Islamic Studies.
- In particular: wide range of texts in original languages (Arabic, Persian, etc.)