DEI Amman

Library Amman

The GPIA library in Amman specializes in books and periodicals on archaeology, history, the old testament, geology, and heritage. It offers an excellent collection of German publications in the field of archaeology including rare antiquarian books.

The GPIA library Amman owns a photo archive available for consultation on-site covering the Institute´s research projects in Jordan, in particular at the ancient site of Gadara, Umm Qais. These research sources are unique in Jordan and only available at the GPIA Amman library.

Opening Hours

Our library is open for all visitors from Sunday – Thursday, 8am – 2.00pm.

Publications cannot be taken out on loan.

Our resident scholars can enjoy a 24 hour access to the library.

Library Facilities

Research areas

Computer and working station with open access

24 hour internet access

Photocopying available for charge

Scanning facilities

Electronic journal access to JSTOR

Access to GPIA Amman Digital Library

Browse our Catalogue

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Electronic Journal Access to JSTOR is available on-site

GPIA Amman Digital Library is available on-site



For further information please contact Catreena Hamarneh


Tel:        +962-6-534 29 24

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