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Studying during the exam weekend? Plan your visit

Published on 04-12-2023 11:00
The holidays are approaching, along with the last exams of the year. From 11 December to 21 December, the Library offers more study spaces and extended opening hours. Studying during the exam weekend? Plan your visit.
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University Quarter

More than 400 additional study places during the exam weekend

All 460 study spaces in the P.C. Hoofthuis Library are available on 16 and 17 December from 09:00 to 21:00hrs. Access is only possible with a valid UvA student card.

Roeterseiland Campus (REC V)

800 additional study places

At the Roeterseiland Campus, you can study in building V from Monday 18 December to Thursday 21 December. More than 800 extra study spaces are available from 08:00 to 20:00hrs.

During the exam period, it's important to know which location is less crowded. You can find all extended opening hours and occupancy indicators on the study spaces page on the Library's websiteExternal link.

For booking project rooms or study cabinets, see UvA Spacefinder (Mapiq)External link, inquire with your study association, or at the library desk.

Guided study sessions during the exam period

Do you want optimal focus during the exam period? You can sign up for guided study sessions. These take place every day from 11 December until 21 December from 10:00 to 22:00hrs.

Guided studying is done in teams in the special Focus Room (room C.1.01) of the University Library Singel, or online in a Microsoft Teams environment. A trained team of student hosts and specialist is ready to lead the study sessions effectively.

There is a fixed schedule. In addition to studying there is time for breaks, reflection, collaboration, and information sharing.

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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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