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Locations & Opening Hours

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The Library is working on a phased reopening. See Updates corona virus for more information.

Reopened Library locations

City Centre

  • University Library Singel
    Singel 425 Plan your journey

    Borrowing and returning 
    Daily from 9 am to 6.30 pm for all borrowers.

    Information desk and Service Point - 1st floor
    Daily from 9 am to 6.30 pm.

    Study places
    Daily open from 9 am to 12 am for UvA students and staff.
    A limited number of study places is available, some of which are PC work stations. It is mandatory to reserve a study place in advance. Read how to reserve a study place.

    Humanities Collections Singel (GW collections)
    Daily open from 10 am to 5 pm for all borrowers, exclusively for consulting non-loanable materials from the Humanities Collections. Reservations in advance via the contact form are required.
     
  • P.C. Hoofthuis Library
    Spuistraat 134 Plan your journey

    Borrowing and returning
    Monday to Thursday, from 11 am to 4 pm for UvA students and employees.
    Access to the open collection is not yet possible at this location.

    Study places 
    As of September 14, there are no more reservable study spaces at the P.C.Hoofthuis.

    Humanities Collections P.C. Hoofthuis
    Monday and Thursday, from 1 pm to 3 pm for UvA students and employees, exclusively for consulting materials that cannot be borrowed from the open collection. Booking in advance via the contact form are required.
     

  • Allard Pierson Research Room
    Oude Turfmarkt 129 Plan your journey

    Consulting collection material
    Tuesday to Friday, from 10 am to 4 pm. 
    Booking a workstation in advance is mandatory. Reservations can be made via the Allard Pierson website.

    It is no longer possible to pick up and return borrowed works at this location.

Roeterseiland Campus

  • Law Library
    Nieuwe Achtergracht 166 Plan your journey

    The Law Library is open for UvA students and staff.

    Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm.

    Go to the Law Library webpage for more information on the study places and services.

  • Library Learning Centre (REC H)
    Roetersstraat 11 Plan your journey

    Returning 
    Pick up of requested books is possible daily, from 10 am  to 7 pm for UvA students and employees. You can return the books via the return machine on the ground floor everyday from 8 am to 10 pm. 
    Do you need material from the open collection that is not available on request? Please, contact us.

    Study places
    Daily open, from 8 am to 10 pm for UvA students and staff.
    A limited number of study places is available, some of which are PC work stations. It is mandatory to reserve a study place in advance. Read how to reserve a study place.

 

Science Park

  • Science Park Library
    Science Park 904 Plan your journey

    Borrowing and returning
    Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 4 pm for UvA students and employees.

    Access to the open collection is not yet possible at this location.

    Library desk and Service Point
    Daily from 9 am to 4 pm.

    Study places
    Monday to Friday, from 7 am to 6 pm, Saturday and Sunday, from 10 am. to 6 pm for UvA students and staff.
    A limited number of study places is available, some of which are PC work stations. It is mandatory to reserve a study place in advance. Read how to reserve a study place.

Academic Medical Centre

  • Book depot (IWO)
    Meibergdreef 29 Plan your journey

    Reading room
    Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 4 pm.
    There is a limited number of study places available. Booking a study place in advance is mandatory. Read how to reserve a study place at the Book Depot (IWO).

    The reading room is only open for consultation of materials that can only be viewed at the IWO Book Deposit.
  • Academic Medical Center

    Medical Library AMC
    Meibergdreef 9 Plan your journey

    Borrowing and returning
    Daily from 10 am - 4 pm for all borrowers.

    Study places
    Currently, the study places are only available for a limited number of interns, master's students and bachelor's students.

Closed Library locations

Until further notice

City centre

Roeterseiland

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