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P.C. Hoofthuis Library

University Quarter

Study spaces (for UvA students and staff only): Monday to Friday: ground floor: from 09:00 - 20:00; First floor: from 09:00 - 18:00.

Please note: Currently it is exam period. Opening hours for the study places have been extended.

  • Service & Collection: Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 18:00.

Address & Contact

The P.C. Hoofthuis Library is located on the 1st and 2nd floor of the P.C. Hoofthuis. The library entrance is on the 1st floor.  The Study Centre is on the ground floor.

Spuistraat 134
1012 VB Amsterdam
tel.: (020) 525 4413 (Library)

tel.:(020) 525 5566 (Study Centre)

From Central Station take tram 1,2, 5, 13 or 17. Stop: Dam

Study and computer places

The library has 300 study places and all have power outlets for the use of laptops.
There are 97 computer workplaces for UvA students, mainly on the ground floor of the Study Centre.

Some PCs in the library are for library use only. These are available to non-UvA visitors, login is not required.