Study, research and work
The building has been designed as a 21st-century library, an inspiring meeting place where you can study, conduct research and work. A place where the entire academic community is welcome and feels at home.
Seven kilometres of books
We facilitate research and knowledge sharing. In addition to the extensive digital collection, the new University Library will also house seven kilometres of books from the University's humanities collection. This is unique. Our heritage collections are located a stone's throw away in the Allard Pierson, which curates and presents them.
Together with the Allard Pierson and other parties, we offer a platform to further increase the visibility of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). The splendid atrium, at the heart of the building, is ideal for information meetings, open days, activities and events.