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Services for Visiting Scholars

Visiting fellows and students hosted by a Department or the Robert Schuman Centre


Access to the Library

  • Admission to the EUI Library is by means of a valid EUI Card

  • Monday to Saturday, 8.30-22.30
  • Library Closures


  • Visiting Scholars for more than 6 months can borrow up to 60 items.

  • Visiting Scholars for less than 6 months but more than one month can borrow 10 items at any one time, but are not entitled to use the InterLibrary Loan Service

  • Visiting Scholars for one month or less do not have borrowing rights

  • Books can be taken on loan for one month and can be renewed twelve times if not required by another reader

  • Periodicals, reference material and most European documentation cannot be borrowed and should be consulted or copied in the Library

  • You can check your personal borrowing status and renew loans by using My library account
    Contact Lending Service by e-mail for questions and queries

  • Users with overdue items are subject to fines. Please see Library Fines for more details

  • Full Loan Regulations and Special Rules

Accessing Electronic Resources

Interlibrary Loans

  • EUI fellows and visitors of more than 6 months are entitled to use the ILL service
  • Inter-library loans may not be renewed

  • Users may make requests any time up to two months before their definitive departure from the Institute

  • For any enqueries: reqill@eui.eu
  • Full ILL Rules

Suggesting Books for Purchase

  • EUI Library has limited funds for new acquisitions. Suggestions for important new books are always welcome and should be made by using the on-line suggestion form

  • Rarely used and out-of-print materials should be requested through Interlibrary Loans

Assistance and Research Skills

  • The Library Information Specialists help users needing assistance with in-depth research questions or with using electronic resources and the Library's special collections

  • During the academic year the library organises information literacy sessions on the use of electronic resources


Page last updated on 13 September 2017