Profile of library's collection

One main task of the Centre for Criminology (KrimZ) according to it’s statute is "to make criminological findings available to science, legislation, criminal justice, and administration". Therefore the KrimZ is engaged in the documentation of research and criminological literature in Germany and maintains an own scientific library.

The library holds a special collection of criminological books and journals mainly from the German-speaking countries. Topics of the collection are i.a.
•    crime and delinquency
•    victims and offender
•    criminal justice and police
•    corrections
•    treatment of offenders
•    crime prevention and criminal policy
considering the interdisciplinary aspects of criminological theory and research, e.g. from sociological, psychological or pedagogical sciences.