Welcome to the Federal Archives
We help you to find information on the use of our files, photos, films and more.
You are invited to get an impression of what can be searched for by browsing through the section "Find". If you are considering a research visit to one of our reading rooms, would like to order copies of archival material or to ask a specific question, you will find useful hints within the section "Use". Under the heading "About Us" we inform you of the organisation and the legal bases of our work. The latest news as well as the information on the transfer of documents to the Federal Archives ("Offer") are available in German language only.
Choosing one of the following topics, you will be led directly to more detailed information: