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.

Carnaval opening hours

We will be closing earlier on the following days:

  • Sunday 19th February 10.00 - 17.00
  • Monday 20th February 08.00 - 17.00
  • Tuesday 21st february 08.00 - 17.00

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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/Staff Tilburg University Visitors
Can borrow books and av-materials on presentation of the University Card Can purchase a library card at the information desk in the library to borrow books.

Use our extensive services

Assistance with academic writing, source search and source references for students

Are you looking for tailored help with academic writing? Then the Scriptorium is the right place for help with writing assignments, such as a paper, a report or your thesis. The Scriptorium offers individual support for writing in both Dutch and English.

You can also get help with searching for relevant background literature, consulting specific databases, and questions about quoting and citing sources.

More information?

View the website of the Scriptorium

Learn to program


Do you want to learn to program? Then check out DataCamp first chance you get! This online learning environment features courses in R, Python, and SQL.

Register for DataCamp

Science Lab

At the Science Lab, there are several computers and robots available that you can use. This is not a class or course: You are completely free to experiment with these robots and try things out that you think are interesting. Science Lab is for all students, regardless of whether they have prior knowledge of programming or not. Join the lab on Tuesday and Thursday from 14:00 to 15:00 hrs., in L104. 

Read more about Science Lab

Research support for scientists

As a scientist, you can contact the University Library for advice on the use of scientific information in general and Tilburg's library collections, including scientific databases in particular.

The library also provides advice and services relating to the use of research data (finding, storing, describing, sharing, reusing, publishing, archiving) and drawing up data management plans.

Want to know more?

View the research support website

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