The reading room is open for University of Antwerp students and staff to consult books and to study.


The number of seats in the reading room is limited. Seat reservation is possible via

Scan on demand

University of Antwerp students and staff can order free scans from journals and books.

Scan requests are sent to We try to answer to all requests as soon as possible.


Order books online using the catalogue. Pick up is possible from Monday to Friday between 9-12h and 13-17h.

Mouth masks are obligatory

Every visitor is obliged to wear a mouth mask on entering the reading room, even when returning or picking up a book. Bring your own mouth mask.

Visitors without a mouth mask will be denied access to the reading room.