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Humanities and Social Sciences Library in Georg Sverdrups hus

Georg Sverdrups hus. Photo: Francesco Saggio/UiO

Opening hours and info

  • Monday - Friday: 08:00-22:00
    Staffed hours: 08:00-20:00  
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10:00-18:00
    Staffed hours: 10:00-18:00 

Returning books in the mail:
If you are prevented from returning your books in the Library, sending them in the mail is an option. Add a note with info about where you borrowed it, and that you are returning it. See our postal address.


  • 144 individual seats with green lamps, and group study rooms for individual use can be booked in the TP-system by UiO students and staff.
  • Remember to keep 1 meter distance.

Contact us

Georg Sverdrups hus
Moltke Moes vei 39

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Book a librarian

Are you a student or employee at UiO and need help finding literature for your assignment or using reference styles and tools? Book a one-hour tutoring session on Zoom, where we have time to go more in depht. You can book directly in the calendar two weeks ahead.

Academic writing centre

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The writing centre is open for all students who wish to improve their own writing. Order an appointment, and discuss your ideas, drafts and questions with one of our writing consultants on Zoom.


The Humanities and Social Sciences Library in Georg Sverdrups hus has one of the largest collections in Norway.


Resources by subject

Find relevant resources by subject.

ISS info

The Library A-Z: Information about the library services and collections for the ISS-students

Upcoming events

  • Portrett av Carter G. Woodson Black History Month Norway Oct. 1, 2021 10:30 AM

    Velkommen til åpning av Black History Month Norway! Årets tema er "Fra røtter til forgrening; familielivet i den norsk-afrikanske diaspora."

About Georg Sverdrups hus

 History and architecture.