Nordisk Forskningsinstitut - Library – University of Copenhagen

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Department of Nordic Research > Library

The library

The library is a research library, which houses about 50.000 volumes.

The collections are located in building 27, Njalsgade 136, in the new KUA.

  A detail from Fosser falder by Jytte Rex

The library of the department houses a rich collection of books within the specialised fields of the three sections. The library is open to the public; the books are, however, not available for loan - only for use on the premises. 

Each section of the Institute has it's own part of the library located within reach of the scholars and visitors of the individual section.

  • The  Arnamagnæan Institute on the 2nd floor. 
  • Name Research on the 4th floor.
  • Dialectology on the 5th floor.

     Opening hours

    The library is open on weekdays from 10 AM to 3 PM. It is closed on public holidays.

    Researchers wishing to book a study place for an extended period of time please contact the librarian well in advance.


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