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Book a group study room

The libraries offer several group study rooms, for use by Leiden University students and researchers.


Due to the international coronavirus situation, Leiden University Libraries has had to adjust its services. 


Please find an up-to-date overview of our current range of services on our webpage on library services during the coronavirus situation


University Library (UB)

Leiden University students are welcome to book one of the 8 group study rooms in the UB. All rooms are equipped with a smartboard. Most rooms can be booked by groups of 3-6 students; 2 larger rooms can seat up to 8 people. 

To book a group room please contact the UB reception desk.

Media room
On the ground floor, the UB offers a media room equipped with computers with Blu-rayplayer. The 4 individual seats are available on a first come, first served basis. Leiden University students and staff may book a group unit for 2-4 people at the UB information desk.

The media room is not a private room; it is shared with other students. The use of headphones is mandatory. 

Asian Library

Cinema room 'Vos'
The Asian Library has a spacious, 15-seat theater room. Please find more information on the Asian Library page.

Group study room 'Kern'
The Asian Library group room 'Kern' may be booked by groups of 3-6 Leiden University students relying on the libraries' Asian collections. To book this room, please contact the UB reception desk.

Wijnhaven Library, The Hague

The Wijnhaven Library group rooms are equipped with a 55” touchscreen with built-in PC and laptop connection. Rooms may be booked by groups of 4 to 6 Leiden University students, who may be accompanied by a lecturer. Please book using Mapiq.


Upon booking a room, please state:

  • which room you would like to book
  • the desired date and time
  • your name, student number, phone number
  • the number of participants

You will be notified as to the availability of the room. Upon collecting the key (if applicable) from the reception desk, the student who made the booking will be requested to leave a personal document such as an OV-chipcard or Leiden University registration card. Each participant must be present and will be asked to show their LU-Card. A booking will be cancelled in case a group is more than half an hour late.

In the group study rooms, Leiden University Libraries' house regulations apply.

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