covid-19 and public services

The IISH building is closed. 
On this page we inform you about the possibilities and limitations.


At the moment we cannot make any appointments. The IISH building is closed at least till 15 March 2021.


For urgently needed reproductions you can contact the reading room. We will see what we can do within the current  limitations.

Part of the collection can be consulted freely through the catalogue over 400 archives and most of the photos and posters via small images. See also the useful links below.

Useful links

For any questions on collections, you can reach our public services at

(updated 1 March 2021)