Search & Find


The BWI-Library provides access to a collection of more than 27000 books and 55 journals.

Books and periodicals

You can search and find items by using the library catalog.

In the regional catalog you can start a search across different libraries around Stuttgart.

We hold mainly subject specific literature according to the course list of the Institute of Business Administration, but also basic literature to general topics in business administration.

Our collection includes:

  • acquisition management
  • business software
  • controlling
  • service management
  • finance
  • research and development
  • information management
  • innovation
  • cost accounting
  • marketing
  • ecology
  • human resource management
  • manufacturing
  • business organization
  • corporate logistics
  • corporate planning
  • information systems
  • international management
  • strategic management
  • business informatics
  • production management

The BWI-Library provides access to several business databases for finding articles, reports, dissertations, books and difficult to access publications fast, effective and free of charge.

Students, staff members and professors at the Institute of Business Administration may access the databases at their work place or at home around-the-clock. Here you can find an overview of the available databases. To access the databases you need to sign in with the number of your University of Stuttgart Library-ID and your password.

For any further questions concerning research please do not hesitate to contact the library team.

To develop advanced skills in information discovery please participate in one of our user tutorials.

You can search E-Books in full text in both, the catalog of the University of Stuttgart library and via several provider.

The EZB - the electronic journal library is a cooperative service aiming to provide its users comfortable access toelectronically published scientific journals.

Covered are journals which offer articles in full text.

LEA – the local electronic document delivery service

You can order journal articles, held at the University of Stuttgart online. The ordered articles will be delivered straight to your workplace.

This service is available free of charge to members of staff at the University of Stuttgart.

You are interested in a theses written at the Institute of Business Administration? Please contact the relevant department of the institute, which supervised the diploma-, master-, bachelor-theses. There you will be informed whether it is possible to gain access to the document.

You are interested in a dissertation, written at the Institut of Business Administration ? Please visit the library. Most of the dissertations from the Institute are available. Using the authors surname you can check the catalog of the BWI-Library to find out if the dissertation you are interested in is available.

You can find an overview of dissertations arranged according to the department in the semi-annual list of publications "Dissertations of the University of Stuttgart".

You are interested in the last months accessions ? Visit current accessions.


Library of the Institute of Business Administration

Keplerstraße 17, KII, 6th floor, 70174 Stuttgart

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