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Opening hours

Archaeological library

Staffed and open to everyone:

  • Monday-Thursday: 10:00-14:30
  • Lunch: 11:30-12:00
  • The library may, on occasion, be closed. Please call in advance: +47 22859570

Dentistry library

Staffed and open to everyone:

  • Monday-Friday: 9:00-14:00

Open with access card (UiO) during the buiding's opening hours.

Ethnographic library

Staffed and open to everyone:

  • Tuesday-Thursday: 10:00-14:30
  • The library may, on occasion, be closed. Please call in advance: +47 22859982

Humanities and Social Sciences library in Georg Sverdrups Hus

Due to a strike among the security guards, the library is not available with a card at the moment. Our opening hours are now these for all patrons:

  • Monday - Friday: 08.00 - 18.00
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10.00 - 14.00

We might still be able to have ordinary opening hours on some days when we have security guards here that are not affected by the strike. See information on opening hours inside the library!


Open to everyone - without a card: 

  • Monday - Friday: 08:00-18:00
    (The desk is unstaffed between 08:00 and 10:00)
  • Saturday and Sunday: 10:00-14:00

Open with a UiO card and PIN code:

  • Monday - Friday: 18:00-22:00
  • Saturday and Sunday: 14:00-18:00
  • The desk is unstaffed
  • Those without a UiO-card that are inside the Library when the door closes are welcome to stay.

  • The entrance and card reader is outside to the left of the large swing door.

Informatics library

Staffed and open to everyone:

  • Monday-Thursday: 08:30-19:00
  • Friday: 08:30-17:00
  • To enter Ole-Johan Dahls hus after 18:00 an access card is necessary.

Law library in Domus Juridica

Staffed and open to everyone:

  • Monday-Thursday: 08:00-20:00
  • Friday: 08:00-18:00
  • Saturday: 10:00-18:00

Open with access card (UiO):

  • Monday-Sunday: 05:00-24:00

Medical library at Rikshospitalet

Staffed and open to everyone:

  • Monday-Friday: 08:00-19:00
  • Saturday: 10:00-15:00

There is currently visitor restrictions at Oslo University Hospital. If you do not have an access card for the hospital, you must make an appointment with the library to enter the hospital, contact us.

Medical library at Ullevål sykehus

Staffed and open to everyone:

  • Monday-Friday: 08:00-17:00

There is currently visitor restrictions at Oslo University Hospital. If you do not have an access card for the hospital, you must make an appointment with the library to enter the hospital, contact us.

Open with access card (OUS):

  • Always

Medical library services at The Norwegian Radium Hospital

Staffed and open to everyone:

  • Monday and Tuesday: 09:00-15:00

There is currently visitor restrictions at Oslo University Hospital. If you do not have an access card for the hospital, you must make an appointment with the library to enter the hospital, contact us.

Natural History Museum - Library

The library is closed to the public due to relocation and renovation. The librarian has office hours Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Staff and students at NHM can visit the office in Sars gate 1. 

Borrowed books can be returned in the shop at the museum or at other departments of the University library.

The Science Library in Vilhelm Bjerknes' hus

Staffed and open to everyone:

  • Monday-Friday: 08:00-22:00
  • Saturday-Sunday: 10:00-18:00

Student library Sophus Bugge

Staffed and open to everyone:

  • Monday-Friday: 09:00-16:00

Open with access card (UiO):

  • Monday-Friday: 08:00-22:00
  • Saturday: 10:00-18:00

Theological library

Staffed and open to everyone:

  • Monday-Friday: 10:00-15:00

Open with access card (UiO):

  • Monday-Friday: 08:00-22:00
  • Saturday: 10.00-18:00