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.

      Summer 2019

      In addition to the summer holiday opening hours, there will also be maintenance work on both library locations this summer.

      University Library Utrecht Science Park (Uithof) is CLOSED:

      • Will be closed from 12 July to 26 August due to maintenance

      University Library City Centre:

      The library has summer holiday opening hours between 6 July and 25 August:

      • open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays
      • closed in the weekends
      • Noise nuisance is to be expected because of the maintenance work in this period

      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.