Welcome at ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics

The ZBW is an information infrastructure institution which specialises in providing information for economics. We aim to offer high-quality services in economic information for researchers and students in economics.

Here’s an overview of our services:


Find economic literature from all over the world in our search portal EconBiz and get helpful tips for your search.


Publish economic research in Open Access and editing Open Access journals.

Open Science

Tips, peers sharing their experiences, work sheets, and a comprehensive knowledge database about practising Open Science in economics.


The ZBW houses the world’s largest library for economics.
Visit the ZBW in Kiel or Hamburg or get advice online.

Are you interested in our activities in the context of research data management? See all the news about the ZBW’s initiatives here.

The ZBW is proud to contribute to the promotion of economic research and the exchange of knowledge. Our services are available to researchers, students and all interested persons. We look forward to supporting you in your scholarly activities.

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