Study and Reading Places
You can freely use the many study areas that the library provides for researchers and students at the following locations:
Copenhagen University Library - Frederiksberg provides study areas for 300 people, approximately half of these can be used for group study if needed. There are 15 seats in the silent study area and 24 seats can be used as a silent study area when no classes are being held. There are 33 PC work stations.
Copenhagen University Library - KUB NORD provides a total of 456 seats distributed between silent study areas (220 seats), group study areas (141 seats), 27 PC workstations and 68 seats in our lounge areas. The silent study areas are located in the old reading room and in two modern reading rooms in the lower area of the library. Group study areas are located in the large room with murals as well as in both floors of the open stacks.
Copenhagen University Library, South Campus provides a total of 462 seats distributed between silent study areas (103 seats), group study areas including 2 study rooms (224 seats), 22 master’s thesis seats, 25 PC workstations and 88 seats in our lounge areas. The silent study areas are located on the 2nd floor, together with the master’s thesis seats. It is possible to book a master’s thesis seat for up to 6 months.
The Faculty Library of Social Sciences provides study areas totalling 272 seats, including silent areas, IT-free zones, group study rooms and lounge areas. The institutes at the Faculty of Social Sciences also provide study areas for their students. Read more.
The Black Diamond: Reading Room East has a study area with 142 seats. Reading Room North has 99 study desks. There are also study areas in Reading Room E/F West, The Research Reading Room-West and in the Information Room.
Lockers for students at KU
- Students writing their thesis (candidat) can borrow a locker for 6 months (specialeskab)
- Other students can borrow a locker for 2 months
- Only students at the University of Copenhagen can borrow long term lockers