Adapted services

Update 11 July

Face masks mandatory in libraries

Wearing a face mask in libraries is mandatory. Please provide your own mask on entering the library.

Once you are seated, you can put off your mask. We guarantee a 1,5 m distance between our seats.


The libraries and the learning centre De Parabool remain closed as study area.

FAQ students

Research at the library

During the months of July - August - September you can book a library workplace in advance.

To be able to do this, you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • you are a student of the University of Antwerp
  • you are currently working on a bachelor- or master thesis
  • you require the library collection to be able to do research on your thesis

It is not possible to make a reservation to study.

Please contact us if you do not meet this criteria and you need to use the library for research purposes.

Staff members are free to enter the library during the opening hours.

Loan and returning books

From now on the library will provide an pick-up and go service. 

Request your books via the catalogue. The requested items can be picked up at the front desk. Wearing a face mask when picking up your books is mandatory.

Only staff members can enter the library to take books from the shelves.

At the same time all books can be returned to the library.

Opening hours:

  • Stadscampus: 8.30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Campus Drie Eiken: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Campus Groenenborger: 10 a.m . - 3 p.m.

Scan on demand

We provide a scan on demand service for  journal articles or a chapter from a book (only students and staff members).

This service is free of charge

Scan requests can be sent to: We will do our best to reply as soon as possible.