Library of the JU Institute of Oriental Studies

Institute's library collection

Institute's Library Collection has been temporarily moved from Collegium Paderevianum to four places:

  • the reference library and reading room at ul. Krupnicza 2, open from Monday to Friday from 9.00 to 15.00,
  • the Jagiellonian Library (ul. Oleandry 3, 3th floor) open from Monday to Thursday from 9.00 to 15.00,
  • Library of the Department of Japanese and Chinese Studies at ul. Piłsudskiego 13, open on Monday and Wednesday from 8.00 to 15.00, and of Friday from 11.00 to 17.00,
  • Collection of Collegium Paderevianum (inaccessible).

Phone numbers:

  • IOS at the Jagiellonian Library (+48 12) 663-33-48,
  • IOS at ul. Krupnicza (+48 12) 370 47 65,
  • Dep. of Japanese and Chinese Studies (+48 12) 663 38 45

Library staff

  • Curator Grażyna Jurendt-Paruk (the Head),
  • Librarian Agnieszka Heuchert,
  • Junior librarian Bożena Kaczmarczyk,
  • Junior librarian Katarzyna Adamiec.

Using the library resources:

The library resources are available only to the persons who have a valid Jagiellonian Library card, that is have activated a valid student card at the Circulation Desk at on the ground floor (entrance from ul. Oleandry) and have shown a valid ID card (activation fee: 5 zlotys)

  1. The books may be ordered:
  • online: by filling in an appropriate form on the Jagiellonian Library website
  • traditionally: by filling in a paper form and putting it in a box next to the stairs in the main hall of the Jagiellonian Library
  1. The Library of the Institute reserves the right to choose the place of receipt of the requested items. It can be:
  • European Reading Room – to be used on the spot
  • Circulation Desk – to be borrowed
  1. As far as possible, the orders submitted to the Jagiellonian Library are fulfilled on the same day that they are made.
  2. The access to the items ordered to the European Reading Room is possible from Monday to Friday from 8.00 to 20.20 and on Saturday from 8.00 to15.00.  
  3. The materials ordered to the Circulation Desk can be collected during the Desk's opening hours, that is on Monday from 10.00 to 19.00, from Tuesday to Friday from 9.00 to 19.00, and on Saturday from 9.00 to 14.00

The book request form is available on the Jagiellonian Library website in the section: Catalogue

Library rules and regulations