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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. In addition, the usual national newspapers and weekly magazines are available.


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

Opening hours & facilities

when you can visit

Study hall (AP.B00.058) & library desk (AP.A00.082)

Monday 8.30 am - 6.00 pm
Tuesday 8.30 am - 6.00 pm
Wednesday 8.30 am - 6.00 pm
Thursday 8.30 am - 6.00 pm
Friday 8.30 am - 5.00 pm
Saturday & Sunday Closed

Note: during holiday periods the opening hours may vary. The library of the Rotterdam Academy of Architecture and Urban Design is only open on Friday.

Library workspace (AP.A00.083)

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

Monday 7.30 am - 10.00 pm
Tuesday 7.30 am 10.00 pm
Wednesday 7.30 am 10.00 pm
Thursday 7.30 am 10.00 pm
Friday 7.30 am - 6.00 pm
Saterday & Sunday Closed, except for open days

During the holidays, opening hours can vary.


  • 68 desks for self-study
  • 38 desktop computers
  • Self-service check-out desk
  • Self-service book drop (outside the library, in the main hall, left of the stairs)
  • Pickup point for reserved books
  • PIN-Station for payment of fines and external requests (next to the book drop)
  • At the library desk you can borrow USB sticks and calculators

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