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[Translate to English:] Bibliothèque de la Faculté des sciences historiques de l'Université de Strasbourg


The University of Strasbourg has 20 university libraries on its 6 campuses, covering 28,000 m2 and seating 4,500 people. Access is free.


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20 University Libraries Across 6 Campuses

The University of Strasbourg has 20 university libraries on all its campuses.


They provide access to:

  • reliable and relevant documentation; 
  • a large number of online resources in all areas of teaching and research; 
  • an study-friendly environment;
  • a wide range of services: reservation of rooms for group work, training in information retrieval, inter-library loans, etc.

The libraries remain open from Monday through Friday, with some libraries extending their hours until 11:00 p.m. and open on weekends as well.

The National and University Library of Strasbourg (BNU) is also open to students. Eucor - The European Campus gives you access to the libraries of the Universities of Basel, Freiburg, Haute-Alsace and the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

Open and Free Access to the University of Strasbourg’s Libraries’ Collections

Registration is mandatory for borrowing documents.
Students and staff at the University of Strasbourg, including emeritus professors and part-time lecturers (provided their service hours exceed 40 annually), INSA, ENGEES, ENSAS, IFSI, UHA, and BNU readers are automatically registered; they simply need to present their Pass Campus card. For other readers, the registration process, including fees and required documentation, varies depending on their profile.

PhD Student or Post-doctoral Researcher

Registration is free if you can prove that you will be staying for more than one month.
This document can be:

  • For visiting researchers: an official letter of invitation from the laboratory,
  • For fellows: your research stay agreement.

Contract researcher at the CNRS or Inserm in Strasbourg

Registration is free.