University Library

A collection with over 800,000 books, journals, illustrations, early works and manuscripts. The combination with a voluminous collection of e-books and e-journals provides a treasure of scholarly information.

Opening hours university library for visitors

Regular opening hours

  • Monday - Friday from 08:00 - 24:00 hrs.
  • Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 - 24:00 hrs.

*Limited Services

Monday until Friday after 17.00 hrs and during the weekends:

this includes:

  • Limited IT service
  • No password resets
  • Limited assistance on searching for information
  • No ILL account requests
  • No access to unique materials or early printed editions in the consulting room of the Brabant-Collection

Different opening hours*

  • December 24, 2018 open from 10.00 - 18.00 hrs
  • Christmas Day, December 25, 2018 - closed
  • December 26 to December 30, 2018 open from 10.00 - 18.00 hrs
  • New Year, January 1, 2019 - closed
  • Good Friday, April 19, 2019 open from 10.00 - 24.00 hrs
  • Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019 - closed
  • Easter Monday, April 22, 2019 open from 10.00 - 24.00 hrs
  • Kings Day, April 27, 2019 - closed
  • Ascension, May 30, 2019 - closed
  • May 31, 2019 open from 10.00 - 24.00 hrs
  • Whit Sunday, June 9, 2019 open from 10.00 - 24.00 hrs
  • Whit Monday, June 10, 2019 open from 10.00 - 24.00 hrs

Information Point Brabant-Collection

The consulting room of the Brabant Collection is open from Monday to Friday from 09:00-17:00 hrs (during library opening hours).


It is possible to make an appointment for inspection on a Tuesday evening. Please send us this request on Thursday before 17.00 hours by telephone 013-4662865 or by email to brabant@tilburguniversity.edu.


Opening hours consulting room
For access to special materials / works older than 1851, the consulting room is open from Monday to Friday from 09.00 - 17.00 hrs (during opening hours Brabant-Collection).