University Library

University Library


University library Tilburg University

Search the University Library's collection and online collections worldwide for information anytime, anywhere. The library is open daily.

Study places for students

For more information, see the information about study places for students.

Tilburg University Card

The valid Tilburg University Card is the card that is used for multiple purposes and also gives access to the University Library.

Students and staff of Tilburg University can borrow books and av-materials on presentation of the University Card.

Visitors can purchase a loaner's card at the library desk to borrow books.

Visitors with a valid ID can request a day card at the Library Desk. The day card gives access to the library and the workplaces without a PC. During exam periods at Tilburg University, the library is only accessible to students of Tilburg University with a valid University Card and visitors with a library card. During exam periods day cards are not provided.

Read more about membership and borrowing

Facts and Figures

Large collection

books, magazines, images, old prints and manuscripts.

Online Databases

free to consult for students and staff

Tilburg Publications

are accessible to the whole world through open science

Our Collection

The university library has an extensive collection in the fields of economics, law, social sciences, communication, culture, philosophy and religion. In addition, a number of special collections are managed, including the Brabant Collection.

View our Collection

Handschrift uit de Brabant-Collectie

Use our extensive services

Assistance with academic writing, source search and source references for students
Learn to program
Research support for scientists

Information overload?

Searching for information is not difficult. Finding information sometimes is. The library is there to help you.