CEU Library Services

The CEU Library contains the largest English-language holdings in the social sciences and humanities in Central and Eastern Europe. While its main responsibility is to serve the CEU community, its services are also offered to the academic public worldwide. The convenient location, the airy and elegant atmosphere of the Library, its state-of-the-art electronic equipment and data retrieval tools, as well as its lengthy opening hours (84 hours per week), and user-friendly, high-quality services attract patrons from both the CEU community and many other academic institutions.


The Library has comprehensive collections in the fields of:

  • social sciences
  • philosophy
  • sociology
  • political science
  • international relations
  • legal studies
  • history
  • economics
  • business studies
  • gender studies
  • art and literature
  • medieval studies and
  • environmental science.

You can find more information on the Library's collections here.


  • 2,000 square meters of open-access area
  • five separate reading halls
  • 50 computers with Internet access
  • full Wi-Fi coverage
  • electronic databases

Interlibrary loan (ILL)

CEU Library offers Interlibrary Loan (ILL) services to IAS Fellows. For more information, please visit the Library's ILL information page.

Contact a librarian

Please see below a list of librarians you can contact:

Katalin Tikos, general queries

Krisztina Kőrösi, ILL queries

All Library Staff

Opening hours

Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Closed on public holidays.

The current opening hours are always posted on the Library's website.