The Auditorium - event location at the Jacob-und-Wilhelm-Grimm-Zentrum

The Auditorium – the central lecture hall for events at the Jacob-und-Wilhelm-Grimm-Zentrum – is a perfect location for lectures, symposia, conferences, panel discussions, readings, receptions and other events.

Contact for further information:


a) For members of the Humboldt-Universität:

The department of public relations of the University Library at the Humboldt-Universität

Mr Carsten Moormann (student assistant) phone: +49 [0] 30 – 20 93 – 9 93 04
Ms Katharina Tollkühn
phone: +49 [0] 30 – 20 93 – 9 93 04
Ms Regina Pfeifenberger   
phone: +49 [0] 30 – 20 93 – 9 92 21
fax: +49 [0] 30 – 20 93 – 9 93 11
  email: ub.pr@ub.hu-berlin.de


b) For non-members of the Humboldt-Universität:

Facility management department of the Humboldt-Universität

Ms Karin Segeritz                   phone: +49 [0]  30 – 20 93 – 9 99 27
  fax: +49 [0]  30 – 20 93 – 9 99 17
  email: karin.segeritz@uv.hu-berlin.de



Basic data

  • Area of about 200 sqm
  • Seating (freely arrangeable) for about 180 participants, podium, lectern
  • State-of-the-art equipment (data projectors, auditorium and wireless microphones, equipment for video conferencing)
  • Barrier-free access


(For further information see below)












  • Location: ground floor / basement at the eastern part of the building, at Geschwister-Scholl-Str. 1/3
  • Elevator for barrier-free access
  • Entrance for visitors: via side entrance and revolving door at Geschwister-Scholl-Str. 1/3
  • Please note that the Auditorium can only be opened or locked by our Security Attendants and the organiser must deliver the detailed agenda seven days in advance of the beginning of the event.



  • Lecture hall with room for up to 180 chairs [no conference room, i.e. no desks for participants]
  • Podium with room for up to six desks and lectern
  • Please send us the information about your seating requirements (number of chairs and their arrangements) seven days prior to the beginning of the event.



  • Combined light, sound and vision technology
  • Data projector, microphones for auditorium and for wireless use [N.B.: laptops are not included and must be brought by the organisers themselves]
  • Video conferencing: for information (in German only) on its application as well as the reservation of events, please use the website of CMS
  • Introduction to the technical equipment plus sound and vision check in advance of the event
  • Manual for the technical equipment (in German only) can be found in the media trolley [N.B.: we cannot offer any assistance during the event; please arrange an extra date for the introduction to the technical equipment in advance.
  • Dimming of side windows



  • Three mobile coat racks in the Auditorium



  • Meals and drinks (self catering; finger food etc.) are only possible in the Auditorium itself but not in front of it or in the lounge.
  • Three tables for arranging a buffet


Signposting and notices

  • Three information racks (A3 length size) by the three entrance doors in the lounge



  • Toilet for disabled visitors in easy reach of the Auditorium
  • At the lockers in the basement


Files for downloads (in German only)

"Leitfaden Nutzung Auditorium 2011" ("Auditorium guidelines") as PDF-file

"Nutzungsvereinbarung Auditorium 2011" ("Terms of use") as PDF-file

Floorplan as image file

Floorplan as PDF-file


More photos of the Auditorium in a picture gallery