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University Library


Visiting address
Witte Singel 27
2311 BG Leiden

Phone: +31 (0)71 527 28 14
E-mail: Ask a librarian

Postal address
PO Box 9501
2300 RA Leiden

Delivery address
Maliebaan 30
2311 CC Leiden

Admission and access restrictions

To be able to access the University Library (UB), a valid library card is needed

Students registered at educational institutions other than Leiden University and annual fee card holders who do not verifiably depend on the library collections for their research, do not have access to the UB during examination periods.

Inside the library

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Study places

  • 1184 study places
  • 94 computer study places
  • 5 group study rooms
  • 16 individual study rooms
  • copy machines, printers and scanners

Check out Study Spots (beta) for a real-time indication of current study space availability within the UB.

Lost and found

You may report lost items, or turn in any items that you have found, at the reception desk.

Available computers - Information Centre Huygens

Available computers - S-UB (Open stacks)

Available computers - Media room

Available computers - Instruction room

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