University Archive Greifswald

The University Archive preserves the University’s important documents, maintains them for future generations and makes them accessible for research.

In accordance with the Corona-LVO M-V of 31 March 2022, the reading room of the University Archives is open in accordance with the applicable health and safety and hygiene regulations of the University of Greifswald.

The use of files is only permitted after prior registration (by telephone or e-mail). A visit to the University Archives without registration is excluded. You will be given an appointment to use the archive after making an appropriate request. Access for visitors is limited to a maximum of three persons. Mouth and nose protection must be worn while in the archive.


About Us

As a public archive, the University Archive serves research and teaching at the University, its self-government and the protection of its legal rights. The staff members back up and index the documents deemed worthy of being archived for the University. Apart from general archive tasks, the research into and communication of the University’s history are a further important part of the Archive’s work.

To this effect, the University Archive provides services for research and teaching based on the archive materials it looks after. It provides information, advises and supports its users.


University Archive

Baderstraße 4/5
17489 Greifswald

Tel.: +49 (0)3834 420 1156
Fax: +49 (0)3834 420 1159

Opening hours
Due to the current risk of infection with the Coronavirus, it is only possible to view files in the University Archives if you make an appointment in advance by e-mail and confirm the appointment accordingly.

Monday 09.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and 13.30 p.m. to 16.00 p.m.
Tuesday closed
Wednesday 09.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and 13.30 p.m. to 16.00 p.m.
Thursday closed
Friday 09.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and 13.30 p.m. to 16.00 p.m.