The Campus Library

Die Bibliothek im Max-Planck-Haus

The Campus Library is a service unit for the neighbouring Max Planck institutes: Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology and the Friedrich Miescher Laboratory.  Members of the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems, Tuebingen campus, have also access to our library services.

The library collects books and journals from within the fields of biology, medicine, mathematics and informatics. It currently stores an estimated 25,000 journal volumes (450 different titles) and 6,000 reference books.

During the interim time (new construction of the building) only reference books, serial titles and selected, older journal volumes are accessible. Please ask Markus Schneller for details.



Our services include:

  • Document delivery
  • Retrieving all kinds of media
  • Lending of books
  • Consultation and enquiries
  • Managing the publications of the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics
  • Access to the Online Library via the internal webpages


Opening hours: 

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 11 am - 3 pm and by arrangement

Vacation: October 15th to 30th

Please contact us by telephone or email.


Max Planck House
Max-Planck-Ring 13
72076 Tübingen


Markus R. Schneller
Phone: +49(0)7071-601-762
E-mail: markus.schneller(at)