Work area

  • Ground floor: 60 seats
  • First floor: 72 seats


Consult, borrow and reserve books and journals

  • our library is open to everyone. All items (with the exception of confidential content) are available for consultation
  • Ghent University Library maintains 5 rules of thumb
  • only registered patrons may borrow library items. The loan period can be renewed three times, unless a loan currently in your possession has expired or if the item has been reserved by someone else in the meantime

Scan requests

  • we will be happy to e-mail an article or chapter scan to our registered patrons
  • you can find the request form on the page of the publication you seek at

Interlibrary loan (ILL)