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New University Library

Guided Tours 2020

The construction of the new University Library is now in full swing. We organise guided tours for UvA employees and stakeholders only on the construction site. Tours for specific groups of UvA employees or those directly involved can be requested via You can sign up for a tour by filling our the form below.

Update guided tours: 9 Juni 2020

The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is following the guidelines of the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) to help prevent the spread of the virus. It has been agreed that no tours on construction will be organized until 1 September 2020.

Priority for new tours

The people that have already signed up for the guided tours on 15 April, 13 May and 10 June will be given priority when these new tours are scheduled and will have the opportunity to sign up by email. We should be able to give you an update in early September about developments surrounding the tours. 

Are you curious about the construction site anyway? Watch the video about the new University Library. Visit our website for the latest news. We also have an area app, called the Universiteitskwartier app (University Quarter app), where we share the latest news. The app can be downloaded free of charge in the Google Play Store (Android) or the App Store (iOS). Just search for 'Universiteitskwartier'.