Most books can be borrowed, unless indicated otherwise on the book itself.

In general, reference works (dictionaries, encyclopaedias, ...), journals, preciosa and archives can never be borrowed.

  Number of volumes (*) Loan period
University of Antwerp staff, doctorandi and emeriti 30 volumes 3 months
University of Antwerp Students 15 volumes 3 weeks
Students Antwerp University Association(**) 10 volumes 3 weeks
Antwerp University Association staff and retired staff 10 volumes 3 weeks
Former students
(University of Antwerp, Antwerp University Association)
10 volumes 3 weeks
Others 10 volumes 3 weeks

(*) The maximum number of volumes that can be borrowed includes the books from all of the campus libraries together.
(**) Antwerp University Association: University of Antwerp, Hogere Zeevaartschool, Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen, Karel de Grote-Hogeschool.
The university library can recall any borrowed books before the end of the existing loan period.