Bibliotheks- und Informationsverbände BID

Purpose/ Activities

Bibliothek & Information International is composed of representatives of the member associations of Bibliothek & Information Deutschland (BID). It supports and promotes in various ways, the international professional exchange of information in bilateral and multilateral relationships and coordinates the international know-how-transfer in librarianship, information science and related fields in Germany. A focal point will be on the promotion of junior professionals.

BI-International uses funds made available by the Federal Foreign Office and the German National Library and is engaged in the following fields:

  • sending German experts abroad on professional visits
  • inviting experts from abroad to professional visits in Germany
  • promoting younger professionals by sending them abroad
  • organising study tours to the Federal Republic of Germany and abroad
  • organising international workshops, seminars, symposiums and conferences
  • supporting professional international research projects
  • supporting German experts participating in European or international conferences
  • building up and participating in international networks
Bibliotheks- und Informationsverbände BID


Bibliothek & Information International
Straße des 17. Juni 114
10623 Berlin
Phone: +49 (0)30 644 98 99 14
Fax: +49 (0)30 644 98 99 29
(website in German)