Opening hours university library

On this page, you will find the opening hours of Utrecht University Library. In the summer months, during exam periods and on public holidays, the opening hours may be different.

Regular opening hours

Regular opening hours of the University Library City Centre and University Library USP are: 

  • Mon-Fri: 8 a.m. to 10.30 p.m.
  • Saturdays and Sundays: 10 a.m. to 10.30 p.m.

Opening hours exam periods

Exams coming up? The library has longer opening hours during these weeks, giving students more time to prepare for their exams.

  • Mon-Thu: 8 am - 1 am
  • Fri: 8 am - 10.30 pm
  • Sat: 8 am - 10.30 pm
  • Sun: 8 am - 1 am

Please note: in these periods studyspaces are available for Utrecht University students and staff only.

An overview of the upcoming exam periods in 2019/2020

  • 14 October - 7 November 2019
  • 6 January - 30 January 2020
  • 16 March - 9 April 2020
  • 2 June - 25 June 2020

Opening hours on public holidays

On public holidays the library is open from 10 am to 6 pm.

    Opening hours service desks

    The service desks in the University Library Utrecht Science Park and the University Library City Centre open at 9 am on weekdays and on weekends at 10 am.

    Opening hours Special Collections

    The Special Collections Reading Room is open on weekdays from 9 am to 5 pm. Please note: the reading room is closed on weekends.

    Opening hours IT service desks

    In the University Library Utrecht Science Park and the University Library City Centre, you will find service desks for all your IT-related questions. Please check the opening hours.