Welcome to the library at University College Stockholm

Opening hours

Enquiry desk: Monday – Friday 10.30-12.00 and 13.00-15.00.
Due to the Covid-19 situation the enquiry desk will only be available through online contact until further notice.

If you have any questions please contact us by e-mail.
E-mail and phone number:, 08-564 357 25

You have access to the Ebscohost databases ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials PLUS, Political Science Complete and Religion & Philosophy Collection in the library. Instructions for off-campus access is provided on your course pages in Canvas. For access, send an e-mail to and we’ll help you.

Register and publish in DiVA – Academic Archive Online

DiVA is University College Stockholm’s platform for digital publishing and registration of publications and research data produced by researchers, teachers and students.

Detailed instructions on how to register student papers in DiVA are available at your course page in Canvas.

Detailed instructions on how to register research publications in DiVA are available here.

The library offers access to e-books from

  1. Ebsco Ebooks.
  2. Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International Law.
  3. Proquest Academic Complete International.
  4. Taylor & Francis Ebooks.

Off-campus access is provided with the authorization service OpenAthens. Send and e-mail to to recieve help with access.

If you would like some help in searching for information, you can book an appointment with a librarian via Zoom. Send a message to and a librarian will reply. It is helpful if you have a particular search request that you have already tried to find through the catalogue system.

You can search for our printed and electronical library resources in the national library catalogue Libris.

You can also search in University College Stockholm’s local library catalogue, where you can also register for a borrower account.

The library collection is registered in an online public access catalogue. Click on the British flag for a version in English. Log in with your library card number and a pin-code to check your loans and renew your books.

You can check out and return your loans at the self-issue computer in the library or you can ask the staff for help.

Loan period
Course books 7 days, other literature 30 days.

More and more academical material is available Open Access. Here are some examples:

Open Access resources

Free subject resources – Theology

Free subject resources – Human rights

You can renew your loans unless someone else is waiting for the book. You can renew items on the web. Please note that course books can´t be renewed.

The library is open for students, but study areas are limited. Try to study at home of you can and so give space for those who can’t and who need to come to the Library. Remember to keep your distance!

Students with reading impairments or problems with mobility or sight have the right to borrow customised course books such as talking books, e-textbooks, books in Braille or with large text. The library can help you order recordings and search and download talking books.

At Legimus, the digital catalogue of Swedish Agency for Accessible Media (MTM), you can see which talking books and Braille books are available to borrow. You can also download books direct from Legimus. The library will help you to obtain a user name and password and show you what to do.

A wireless network is available in the library.