Rare collections

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Rare Collections

Stockholm University Library has an extensive collection of old and rare prints, manuscripts and other special collection materials.


Stockholm University Library has large collections of maps, both in the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences’ collection of books and at the Frescati library.


Finding EU Documents

The Stockholm University Library is a European Documentation Centre (EDC) with a mission to provide and disseminate information about the EU for educational and research purposes. We help you to find the EU documents you are searching for.

Opening hours Frescati Library (Main Library)

Monday - Friday : 8 am - 7 pm.

Saturday: 11 am - 3 pm. The library uses a different entrance on Saturdays.

Sunday: CLOSED

The information desk is staffed weekdays at 10 am - 7 pm and Saturdays 11 am - 3 pm.

Chat: weekdays 9 am - 4 pm
Phone:  weekdays 10 - 11 am

Information point online: weekdays 10 - 11 am

Information point online: weekdays 3 - 4 pm


Opening hours at Ascension weekend

Thursday the 13th of May CLOSED
Friday the 14th of May 8.00 am - 4.00 pm
Saturday the 15th of May 11.00 am - 3.00 pm


Library adaptions due to Covid-19