About the ZBW

The world’s knowledge in economics. Qualified. Organised. Accessible.

The ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics is a researched-based information infrastructure for economics and a member of the Leibniz Association.

The ZBW engages nationally and internationally to make research findings in economics accessible to all.

The ZBW carries out research on Open Science, continuously develops innovative services and engages for the Open Access Transformation in economics. It has professorships at Kiel University, Hamburg University and Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. The ZBW keeps its own work transparent in accordance with its “ZBW OA Policy”.

The ZBW holds the world’s largest stock of economic literature.

ZBW Highlights 2022

Look back with us on our projects, developments, events and research outputs in 2022. The title of our Annual Report is “open”, because the ZBW is an active participant in the international debate around, and an active contributor to, Open Science.