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ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics

Identification number in the register: 65947576406-40
Registration date: 10/08/2011 12:04:50

The information on this entity was last modified on: 18/03/2016 09:59:46
The date of the last annual update was: 08/03/2016 15:04:18
Next update due latest on: 08/03/2017

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics


foundation under public law

    Section of registration

IV - Think tanks, research and academic institutions

Academic institutions

    Contact details

Düsternbrooker Weg, 120
Kiel 24105

(+49)431 8814 555

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Klaus Tochtermann


    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Willi Scholz

Science Policy Consultant

    Goals / remit

The ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics ( is the world’s largest information centre for economic literature. The ZBW enables access to millions of online documents in economics. EconStor, the digital publication server, currently gives free access to 75,000 articles and working papers. EconBiz, the search engine for international economic information, allows students and researchers to search among nine million datasets. The ZBW edits two journals in economic policy, Wirtschaftsdienst and Intereconomics. The ZBW is a research-based scientific library. Three professorships and an international doctoral group transdisciplinary deal with the topic Science 2.0. The ZBW networks internationally. The main cooperation partners come from Leibniz Research Alliance “Science 2.0” and the EU-project EEXCESS. For its achievements in the field of Social Media and Science 2.0 ZBW has been awarded “Library of the Year 2014” by the German Library Association (Deutscher Bibliotheksverband).

  • European
  • global
  • national

    Specific activities covered by the Register

Open Science
Open Data
Horizon 2020
Digital Single Market

(Annual) International Conference on Science 2.0
Leibniz Research Alliance Science 2.0
Publication: Science 2.0 - Mapping European Perspectives. Report on the General Stance of Organizations on European Commission’s Public Consultation on Science 2.0.


Klaus Tochtermann is member of the High Level Expert Group "European Open Science Cloud“.


Isabella Peters is member of the "Expert Group on Altmetrics“



    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

50%: 2  



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Development
  • Information Society
  • Research and Technology

    Membership and affiliation


Please find the list of partners here:

* cooperations:
* affiliations:

    Financial data

01/2015  -  12/2015

25,000 € - 49,999 €

23,819,800 €

436,000 €

150,000 €



286,000 €

23,383,800 €

22,710,000 €

673,800 €

0 €

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.