For off campus library use you need to use a VPN client, either the AnyConnectclient or the built-in VPN client of your computer.

Manuals and additional information for various operating systems are available at 'ICT' in the student portal (choose Netwerk -> VPN).

Good to know

  • and do not provide access to all library resources.
  • Some databases are not accessible outside the UA campuses, despite the use of a VPN connection. In these cases, the publisher doesn’t allow remote access. This is the case for e.g. Literom. Most (Belgian) legal databases are subject to specific rules about remote access.
  • External library users, who are not affiliated as a student or staff with the University of Antwerp, have no remote access. Consultation of electronic library resources is only allowed in the reading rooms of the university library.