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Locations & Opening Hours

Due to the corona measures, the opening hours of our library locations have changed considerably.

News - update 29 April

Due to 5 May and Ascension Day, all locations will be closed on 5 May and 13 May to 16 May, with the exception of the University Library Singel and Library Learning Center (REC-H).

Opened Library locations

City centre

  • University Library Singel
    Singel 425, 1012 WP Amsterdam Plan your journey
    P.O. Box 19185, 1000 GD Amsterdam
    T: +31 (0)20 525 1405
    F: +31 (0)20 525 2390

Borrowing and returning materials
Daily from 09:00 to 18:30 for all borrowers.

Printers
It is possible to print and / or copy at the University Library Singel. You do not need to book a study place in advance for this.

Service Point and Information desk - 1st floor
Daily from 09:00 to 18:00 only for all borrowers.

Humanities Collections Singel (GW collections)

Currently closed

Study spaces
Daily from 09:00 to 00:00 for all UvA students. Reservation in advance is required. More information about study spaces can be found on our page Book a study space.

  • P.C. Hoofthuis Library
    Spuistraat 134, 1012 VB Amsterdam Plan your journey
    T: +31 (0)20 525 5566
    T: +31 (0)20 525 4413 (desk)

Study spaces
Monday to Friday from 10:00 - 17:00. Closed in the weekends. Advance reservation is required. More information about study spaces can be found on our page Book a study space.

Roeterseiland

  • Library Learning Centre (REC H)
    Roetersstraat 11, 1018 WB Amsterdam Plan your journey
    P.O. Box 15520, 1001 NA Amsterdam
    T: +31 (0)20 525 4273
  • Learning Space A0
    Learning Space A0 (ground floor A)
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166, 1018 WV Amsterdam Plan your journey
    T: +31 (0)20 525 4273
  • Learning Space A1
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166, 1018 WV Amsterdam Plan your journey
  • Learning Space BC1
    Learning Space BC1 (first floor REC BC)
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166, 1018 WV Amsterdam Plan your journey
    T: +31 (0)20 525 4273

Returning materials
On weekdays you can return materials from 08:00 - 18:00, and at weekends from 09:00 - 18:00. You can do this via the machines on the ground floor. Unfortunately, borrowing materials is not yet possible.

Printers
It is possible to print and / or copy at the Library Learning Centre (REC H). You do not need to book a study place in advance for this.

Study spaces
The study spaces at REC H are open on weekdays from 08:00 to 22:00 and on weekends from 09:00 to 22:00. The study spaces in REC ABC are open on weekdays from 08:00 to 22:00 Monday to Thursday and from 08:00 to 20:00 on Friday. The studya spaces are closed on weekends.

Advance reservation is required. More information can be found on our page Book a study space.

Science Park

  • Science Park Library
    Science Park 904, 1098 XH Amsterdam Plan your journey
    Post cabinet 1.B, P.O. Box 94214, 1090 GE Amsterdam
    T: +31 (0)20 525 7910
    F: +31 (0)20 525 7878

Printers
It is possible to print and / or copy at this location. You do not need to book a study place in advance for this.

Information desk
Daily from 09:00 to 16:00 only for UvA students and staff.

Study spaces
Monday to Friday from 07:00 to 20:00, weekends: 10:00 to 18:00. Reservation in advance is required. More information about study spaces can be found on our page Book a study space.

Online Study Space

The Onlinebrary is open 24/7.

On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays between 09:00 and 18:00, there are study sessions that are supervised by student staff of the Library, following a regular pattern of study blocks and breaks. Read more about the online study space.

Closed Library locations

City centre

  • Bushuis
    Kloveniersburgwal 48, 1012 CX Amsterdam Plan your journey
    T: +31 (0)20 525 1405

Currently closed

Currently closed

Roeterseiland

  • Law Library (REC A)
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166 Amsterdam, 4th floor Plan your journey
    P.O. Box 15829, 1001 NH Amsterdam
    T: +31 (0)20-525 3843
    E: jb-fdr@uva.nl

This location is currently closed. The Law Library can be reached by telephone and email for questions during working days. For more information about online services, see the information from the Law Library.

  • Artis Library
    Plantage Middenlaan 45, 1018 DC Amsterdam Plan your journey
    T: +31 (0)20 525 58 98

Currently closed

Currently closed

  • Institute for Information Law (IVIR)
    Roeterseilandcampus, gebouw A, 5th floor
    Documentatiecentrum, room 5.24
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
    1018 WV Amsterdam Plan your journey
    www.ivir.nl

Currently closed

Currently closed

Academic Medical Centre

  • Book depot (IWO)
    Meibergdreef 29, 1105 AZ Amsterdam Plan your journey
    T: +31 (0)20 525 2359

Currently closed

Currently closed

Other

Currently closed