University of Erfurt

Study Centre for Protestantism

Study Centre for Protestantism

The Gotha Research Library after the two national libraries in Berlin and Munich and next to the Herzog August Library in Wolfenbüttel, is the most important library with historical collections of the 16th to 18th Century in Germany. It preserves a unique collection of manuscripts, old prints, correspondence, diaries, and legacies on the history of the Central German Protestantism from the early modern period. To publicize this collection, the research library will be expanded in the coming years to a research and study centre for the cultural history of Protestantism in Early Modern Europe. With the cooperation of scientists, the handwritten stocks will be developed and presented in exhibitions and online, thus supporting intensified scientific exchange and the development of digital services.

Funded by



Last update: 9.09.2019



User menu and language choice