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During the examination periods, a stricter access policy applies. Please note that the Library is only accessible with a valid UvA student or staff card. Starting from 16 April 2024, you can only enter the Library with your physical pass.

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 2023-2024

16 October up until 26 October 2023

11 December up until 21 December 2023

22 January up until 1 February 2024

18 March up until 27 March 2024

18 May up until 30 May 2024

17 June up until 27 June 2024

Law Library

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