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The CEDLA Library, focused on Latin America, is located on the fifth floor of the Gijsbert van Tienhoven Building at the Roeterseiland Campus.

Access policy

The CEDLA Library is open to everyone for consultation of the collection. To borrow books you must have a valid library card. UvA and AUAS students can use their student ID card. UvA and AUAS staff can use their staff ID card. If you are not affiliated to the UvA or AUAS but wish to borrow publications from the Library, you may request a library card online. Read more on the CEDLA website.

Service & Collection

Check the opening hours for Service & Collection.

The Library has an extensive collection covering the social sciences, economy, human geography, history and culture of Latin America.

Other facilities

  • Safe deposit boxes.


The Library is located on the fifth floor, accessible by lift.

Address & Contact

Any Questions, Suggestions or Complaints? Please let us now via the Library contact page.

Visiting Address: Roetersstraat 33, 1018 WB Amsterdam
Telephone: 020 525 3248
Send e-mail to Open the CEDLA website