Library & Collections

The institute hosts more than 20,000 volumes as part of the University Library, online searchable and labelled 55med a (medicine in general e.g. ethics) or, predominantly, med b (medical history), cf. systematics

University Clinics Dusseldorf, Moorenstr. 5, building 17.11, floor O1, room 36.
Opening hours varying 2022, Mon-Fri on appointment by email.
Phone +49-(0)211-81-06464, email

Furthermore, the private library, manuscripts and correspondence of the Nobelist John C. Eccles are hosted by our institute, as well as other archives in the Düsseldorf Centre for the History of the Neurosciences.

Finally, the Heinrich Heine University graphical arts collection with more than 4,000 original prints and drawings on the subject of “Man and Death”, one of the largest and most significant of its kind in the world, is being catalogued and researched by the Institute for the History, Philosophy, and Ethics of Medicine.

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