On this page, you will find the opening hours of Utrecht University Library. These opening hours are for the University Library City Centre and the University Library Uithof.

Regular opening hours

The regular opening hours for the university libraries in Utrecht Science Park/De Uithof and in the city centre are:

  • Mon-Fri: 8 am - 10.30 pm
  • Sat-Sun: 10 am - 10.30 pm

Opening hours on public holidays

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

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

An overview of the exam periods in the academic year 2017-2018:

  • 16 October - 9 November 2017
  • 8 January - 1 February 2018
  • 19 March - 12 April 2018
  • 4 June - 28 June 2018

Opening hours service desks

The service desks in the University Library Uithof 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 Uithof and the University Library City Centre, you will find service desks for all your IT-related questions. Please check the opening hours.