Hollanda Araştırma Enstitüsü  -  Nederlands Instituut in Turkije

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About the NIT library

The Institute has a specialized library of about 15,000 books and 9,000 journal volumes. The main subject areas of the library are:

  • Archaeology and Architectural History of Anatolia, the Near East and the Balkans. Subject categories include excavation reports, architecture, art, material science studies, environmental and geoarchaeology. All periods and to the end of the Ottoman Period are represented, with an emphasis on prehistory.
  • History and Languages of Anatolia and the Ancient Near East
  • History and Cultural Heritage of Istanbul
  • Art History of the Low Countries

Please click here for information about the NIT and ANAMED Libraries joint membership system.


You can also make a search by clicking here in the union catalogue which brings together the multilingual collections of the libraries of the following research centers besides the NIT: Istanbul Research Institute, Koç University Research Center for Anatolian Civilizations, SALT Research, Deutsches Archäologisches Institut-Istanbul, Institut Français d'Études Anatoliennes, Orient-Institut Istanbul, Swedish Research Institute in Istanbul, and Sismanoglio Megaro.

Opening hours

The NIT library is a non-lending library open from Monday to Friday, 09.00-18.00 hrs.

* Researchers staying at the institute have 24-hour access. The library is located at Istiklal Caddesi, No: 181, 1st floor.



Postal address

P.K. 132
Beyoğlu 34433
İstanbul, Turkey

T+90 (212) 293 92 83
F+90 (212) 251 38 46

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