The Library provides researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Empirical Aesthetics as well as interested scholars and artists with literature, scientific information and audiovisual media in the fields of aesthetics, music, psychology, literature and cultural studies.

Our services include advice on how to find and access books, articles and electronic ressources, information about copyright issues and publishing via Open Access as well as knowledge management.

Opening Hours

Monday / Wednesday to Friday 10 am - 4 pm
Tuesday 10 am - 6.30 pm

If you would like to use the library for the first time, please contact us to register.



Neuer Artikel erschienen? Am Touchscreen in der Bibliothek können Sie durch versch. Journals browsen.


Über Streaming-Dienste und in der Musikbibliothek finden Sie sowohl einzelne Musikstücke als auch komplette Alben.


Über Travel Magic können Sie unterwegs auf digitale Ressourcen zugreifen.


Im Institut verfügbar sind jetzt u.a. die Titel Cognition and Emotion und Media Psychology.



Phone: +49 69 8300479-645

Book Service and Document Delivery (MPIEA-staff only):


Kerstin Schoof


Head of Library

+49 69 8300479-640


Access to Digital Resources outside of the Institute

To access our digital resources from outside the institute, please use the following URL:     Travel Magic