Library Locations

    Addresses and Opening hours

    Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences has five library locations.


    The Academieplein library houses a large collection of books, magazines and reference material on the following subjects: Architecture, Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, Built Environment, Service Management, Technique, Nursing and Water Management.


    Academieplein library
    Foto van locatie Location


    G.J. de Jonghweg 4 - 6 3015 GG Rotterdam
    • T: 010 - 794 4820 (only for contacting the library, call 010 - 794 0000 for all other matters)

    Opening hours

    Monday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
    Tuesday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
    Wednesday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
    Thursday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
    Friday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm
    Saturday Closed
    Sunday Closed
    Different opening hours may apply during vacations and public holidays.

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    To support your studies

    Library (AP.A00.082)

    Do you have questions about borrowing, renewing, reserving or outstanding fines? The library staff will be happy to help you. You can also pick up your reserved books here.

    Search support

    You can come to the library to get support with your search for literature for your paper or thesis. For extensive advice when looking for sources for your thesis or research, you can also make an appointment for (Desk)research Support.

    Library workspace (AP.A00.083)

    In the workspace you can find tables and computer desks. The workspace is available as long as the Academieplein building is open.

    Silent study room (AP.B00.058)

    The silent study room, where the books are also located, is available for self study on working days from 9:00am to 5:00pm.


    • 68 quiet workstations for self-study
    • 4 large meeting tables
    • Computer workstations
    • Plotter for large-format printing
    • Selfservice for renewing, borrowing and paying fines
    • Selfservice book drop (outside the library)