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Access Policy

Don't forget your card

The Library is accessible to UvA students and staff, AUAS students and staff and to registered borrowers upon presentation of a valid library card.

Want to know more about a library cards? Go to the webpage on requesting or renewing a library card.

Restricted access during exam periods

Due to busy moments during examination periods, the library locations are then only accessible to UvA students and staff.

All other pass holders can only pick up materials during these periods (on showing their pick-up notice) and return them at the UB Singel location. The Allard Pierson Reading Room will remain open for all pass holders.

Questions or remarks? Please let us know via the contact form of the Library.

Exam period

Academic year 2021-2022

23 May - 2 June 2022

20 June - 30 June 2022

Academic year 2022-2023

17 October up until 27 October 2022

12 December up until 22 December 2022

23 January up until 2 February 2023

20 March up until 30 March 2023

22 May up until 1 June 2023

19 June up until 29 June 2023

Law Library

The Law Library has a different access policy. Please read more on the Law Library web page.