German language and literary studies

Library resources


Specialist training courses and guided tours

The SULB runs training courses and guided tours so that users can get acquainted with the collections and resources relevant to their particular subject area and can learn how to make best use of the library and its services.


Recent acquisitions

For information on our recent acquisitions, please refer to the acquisitions list, which is updated daily and archived at the end of each month.


Specialist databases

The DBIS database information system lists bibliographies, full-text databases and dictionaries in your subject area.


Textbook collection

The textbook collection is an open-shelf resource containing multiple copies of popular textbooks and course books that are used by students during their studies and when preparing for examinations. Items in the textbook collection can be taken out on loan. Items in the textbook collection can be taken out on loan.

Textbook Collection – German Language and Literature



For a list of SULB-subscribed and open access e-journals in the field of German language and literature, please refer to the:

Electronic Journals Library (EZB)
– German Language and Literature, Dutch Philology, Scandinavian Languages and Literature [Search for these subjects using the EZB category: ‘German, Dutch and Scandinavian Studies’]

Printed journals for which the SULB or one of the other libraries on campus has a subscription are listed in the national periodicals database (ZDB – Zeitschriftendatenbank). As only a few e-journals are indexed in the ZDB, please consult the EZB for a full list of available electronic journal titles.

ZDB titles in the fields of German literature, language, linguistics, literature and rhetoric, literary studies (DDC classes 400, 800, 830)


General information for students

Studying at Saarland University
The Saarland University online course catalogue


Academic institutions on campus

Saarland-Lorraine-Luxembourg-Alsace Literary Archive
Department of German Language and Literature
A.F.Ö.L.K. The Austrian Literary and Cultural Research Unit / Robert Musil Research Group at Saarland University
Departmental student organizations

Literature Saar