The MISHA library is a research library (master’s/PhD collection levels) that specializes in ancient studies (67,000 volumes) and to lesser extent in the law of religions and European political sociology   (3,000 volumes).

The library is chiefly designed to welcome students, PhD candidates and researchers in ancient studies.

 Opening times

Mon-Fri 9am-7pm
Closed during the Christmas and summer academic breaks

 Our facilities

  • 2 reading rooms on two floors
  • 2 group study rooms (hosting 8 persons max) reserved for MISHA research centers
  • 20 individual spaces
  • 171 seats
  • 7 public computers
  • 1 B&W and color photocopier
  • 196 electrical outlets
  • Wi-Fi
  • Carrel desks for the exclusive use of PhD candidates from MISHA-hosted research centers and/or whose thesis is related to the library collections.

 Our collections

  • 57,000 books in free access
  • 13, 000 livres in stacks
  • 134 active subscriptions
  • 12,500 classical archeology photographs


Université de Strasbourg
Université de Haute-Alsace
Réseau national des Maisons des Sciences de l'Homme