Collection

  • About the collection

    The Peace Palace Library is one of the oldest and most prestigious libraries specialized in international law. The Peace Palace Library has collected publications since 1913. The collection of the Library now includes over a million volumes. A large part of this collection is searchable through the Peace Palace Library’s online catalogue.

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  • Special collections

    The Peace Palace Library houses a few special collections, of which the Grotius collection and the Peace movement collection are the most important.

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  • About the Research guides

    Research guides The Peace Palace Library Staff introduces a new initiative the “Peace Palace Library Research Guides” to further the research in international law. The PPL Research Guides provide information on print and electronic resources available in the Peace Palace Library and on the Internet. The topics of the research guides also reflect our collection […]

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  • Collection profile and topics

    A brief overview of the main topics included in the extensive collection of the Peace Palace Library is provided here. These topics are presented in more detail in the Research Guides, prepared and maintained by our team of librarians.

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  • Collection

    The Peace Palace Library has collected publications on international law since 1913. The collection of the Library now includes over a million volumes. A large part of this collection is searchable through the Peace Palace Library’s online catalogue.

    Read more