University Library

University Library


Opening hours university library

Library (Building L) partially opens on Monday, August 30. The library's front desk will open on Monday, August 30, and the study places will open on Monday, September 20.

Opening study places

As of Monday, September 20, the study places in the library will reopen and study places can be reserved.

Due to a delay in the works, the opening of the study places is a bit later than planned. Until September 20, you can go to other buildings.

We understand that this is annoying, but everyone is working hard to have everything ready on September 20.

Opening hours library

The library is open Monday to Friday between 8:00 - 17:00, on weekends the library is closed. These adjusted opening hours are valid until September 20, after that the regular opening hours will be maintained.

Starting Monday, August 30, you can visit the front desk in the library for:

  • Issuance of new university cards
  • Collecting and returning books, magazines
  • Collection and return of AV materials
  • All borrowed books from our university library will be renewed with an expiration date until October 1. Until then, no penalty will be charged for Tilburg University Library's own books. Books borrowed from other libraries, which cannot be renewed, can be returned at the desk in the library.
  • Reserving books is only possible for borrowed books and the lendable books from the repositories
  • Data streaming PCs are not available, for questions please contact

When to collect your depot request?

Monday - Friday Request submitted before Collect as from
Books and journals 09:00 hrs 11:00 hrs
Books and journals 15:00 hrs 16:00 hrs
Saturday and Sunday Any point of time Monday 11:00 hrs


Monday - Friday Request submitted before Collect as from
  09:00 hrs 13:00 hrs
Saturday and Sunday Any point of time Monday 11:00 hrs

Library/Brabant Collection

The Brabant Collection remains fully closed for the time being. For more information, check out the Brabant Collection site.

For questions about membership or borrowing/returning books, contact Library support at: or regarding the Brabant Collection with: