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Exam period (20 - 30 March): longer opening hours and extra study rooms

Published on 17-01-2023 12:49
The Library offers extra study places and longer opening hours. Several lecture rooms are available for studying and the Posthoornkerk is also used as a study space. Crowding indicators give an up-to-date overview of available study places. There is also room for socializing during the exam period: on Tuesday 28 March, the UB Diner will again take place at the University Library Singel.
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Opening hours and crowding indicators 

During exam time is specially important knowing in advance which location is the least crowded or checking whether there is enough space at your favorite study space. The Library has crowding indicators, which provides a live display of the occupancy of all rooms with study spaces.  

See the study places page for opening hoursExternal link and crowding indicators and keep an eye on the information screens on campus for the extra study places. 

To book a lecture room to study in, see MapiqExternal link, inquire at your study association or at the library desk. 

Study in the silence of a church 

Those looking for a special study spot can visit the Posthoornkerk from Monday 20 to Wednesday 22 March. From 09.00 - 19.00, 75 study spots are available. There is free coffee, tea and wifi. Reservations are required: Book a study spotExternal link  

Online Study Space during exam period 

Achieve your optimal focus during the hybrid study sessions of the Online Study Space. The collaborative study sessions, called Study-SOS, take place from 10:00 to 22:00 under the guidance of a student host. This time, the sessions are both physical in the University Library Singel and online.  The host provides a distraction-free environment in which you work on your goals in a focused way. Sign up for Study-SOS External link 

 Join the UB Diner 

Photo by Alex G on Unsplash
Photo by Alex G on Unsplash

During exam period, on Tuesday 28 March, it is again the UB Diner. A cosy one-hour dinner.  This edition, the recipe will be chosen by a UvA student from the Allard Pierson's extensive culinary collection.  The festive meal consist of small dishes that you share with your table mates, called 'shared dining'. 

The cost of this special dinner is 5 euro. Your reservation will not be definitive until payment is made, so make sure you pay at the information desk on the first floor of the University Library before 25 March. Sign up!External link

Tightened access policy 

A tightened access policyExternal link applies during exam periods. Please note that the Library is only accessible
with a valid UvA student or staff card.  


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