Frescati Library







Summer opening hours

June 6th CLOSED

June 9th CLOSED

June 10th-20th

Monday 8 am - 8 pm

Tuesday - Friday 8 am - 4 pm

Saturday - Sunday CLOSED

June 21st-23rd


June 24th - August 18th

Monday - Friday 8 am - 3 pm

Saturday - Sunday CLOSED

August 19th - 25th

Monday 8 am - 8 pm

Tuesday - Friday 8 am - 4 pm

Saturday - Sunday CLOSED

August 26th-

Regular opening hours

Note that the information desk opens at 10 am between the 24th of June and the 25th of August.

Summer telephone hours: Monday - Friday 10-11am.

Regular opening hours

Monday - Thursday 8 am - 9.30 pm

Friday  8 am - 6 pm

Saturday - Sunday 9 am - 5 pm

The information desk opens at 9 am.

Telphone hours: Monday - Friday 10 am - 11 am, Saturday - Sunday 2 pm - 4 pm


Universitetsvägen 14 D

Study Space

The Frescati Library is divided into two zones. The upper level is a quiet zone with over a thousand spaces for quiet reading. You can also sit with a personal computer and write. The ground floor is a zone where conversation is permitted, except in the quiet reading room, The Bergdahl Room. You can connect your personal computer to the wireless network throughout the library.

Group Rooms

Students of Stockholm University can book rooms at Frescati Library for group or individual work. Group rooms must be booked on our website. To book, you’ll need an active university account and a current university card.

The rooms vary in size. Some are for one person and others are larger and can accommodate groups of up to 6 or 8 people.There is access to the Internet and Microsoft Office in all the study rooms with computers. All rooms are marked on map of the library.

Grouprooms can be booked for 9 hours total per fortnight. Book grouprooms here.

Allergy Room

There is a room with workspaces for those with allergies on the library's second floor. Please avoid strong perfumes, nuts and clothing that have been in contact with animal fur when you use this room.


The university card works as a library card at all branches of Stockholm University Library. Frescati Library is part of the university library. For more information about borrowing from the library, please find our loan terms and rules here.

The Collection

At Frescati Library, you will find a collection of textbooks. You must be a student or employee of the university to borrow textbooks. 


Phone: 08-16 28 00

How to get here

Metro: Universitetet
Roslagsbanan: Universitetet
Bus: 50, 540, 608, 670 and 676

The Architecture of the Frescati Library

Stockholm University Library's main building is designed by Ralph Erskine (1914-2005), a well-known British-Swedish architect who worked in Sweden from the 1940s and into the 2000s.