Bayerisches Staatswappen

University of Applied Sciences for Public Service in Bavaria - Department of archive management and library science

The department of archive management and library science is one of the six departments that belong to the University of Applied Sciences for Public Service in Bavaria. The institution provides training specially tailored towards entering civil service in Bavaria.

The department offers two bachelor programs: library science and archive management. The library science program starts every year in October while the program in archive management is need-based and not held regularly.

The theoretical training for the future civil servants takes place in small groups of about 18-22 students. The theoretical study is combined with a practical part in well-chosen academic libraries and archives in Bavaria.

For further information about these bachelor programs please refer to the related web pages.    


The lecturers (librarianship)

There are four lecturers who work full-time in the department of librarianship. In addition, there are about 60 experienced librarians who teach classes on their special areas of expertise.


The main subjects

1. Structures of the library and information sector
2. Media studies and media processing
3. Library and archive services
4. Information technology
5. Library and archive management and law
6. Foreign languages
7. Work techniques and soft skills


You can contact the department at:

Hochschule für den öffentlichen Dienst in Bayern
Fachbereich Archiv- und Bibliothekswesen
Dessauer Str. 6
D-80992 München
Telephone +49 89 2872467-10
Fax +49 89 2872467-20