Opening hours university library

On this page you will find information about the library opening hours, also during holidays and exam periods.

Regular opening hours

Regular opening hours of the University Library City Centre and University Library Utrecht Science Park are: 

  • Monday to Friday: 8 am to 10.30 pm
  • Saturdays and Sundays: 10 am to 10.30 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. Study spaces are only available to UU students during examperiods.

  • Monday to Thursday: 8 am to 1 am
  • Friday & Saturday: 8 am to 10.30 pm
  • Sunday: 8 am to 1 am

An overview of the upcoming exam periods in 2023/2024

  • 16 October to 9 November
  • 8 January to 1 February
  • 18 March to 11 April
  • 3 June to 28 June

Opening hours on public holidays

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

Service desk opening hours

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.