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Study areas

The library locations offer over 1.860 study places, with and without PC.

Studying and conversation

Several areas within the libraries are marked as quiet zones. Outside of these zones you may confer in a subdued voice.

Wireless networks

Leiden University offers two wireless networks: Eduroam and  Leiden University Wireless Access. More information regarding these networks may be found on the website of the university’s ICT Shared Service Centre.

Computer availablity

Patrons in possession of a valid library card may use the libraries' computer workstations. A real-time overview of available computers can be found via the page find a computer, and on the iPads within the libraries.

By using computer and/or network services you agree to the terms and conditions outlined in Leiden University’s rules of conduct.

After 20 minutes of inactivity, computers will be logged out automatically to become available for another user.

Single occupancy study rooms in the UB

The University Library offers sixteen individual study rooms. The use of these rooms is restricted to Leiden University students.

Rooms are assigned daily on a first come, first served basis; please inquire at the reception desk for availability. Keys must be returned at the reception desk the same day.

In the individual study rooms some specific rules and the Leiden University Libraries house regulations apply.