Library Faculty Sciences

Opening hours

  • Monday to Friday from 8 am to 8 pm. Service: 9 am to 5 pm.
  • Closed Friday March 22 (Dies Natalis).
  • Closed for audience July 1 till August 16. Service open: July 1 - July 19.


  • blok@S5: The library is open every day from 8 am to 10 pm, also on weekends, holidays from Saturday March 30 till Sunday April 14. See bloklocaties

Events @ S5

  • February 29 (3rd floor) - Workshop information skills for secondary education students Aalst
  • March 7 (2nd and 3rd floor) - StuW Jobbeurs
  • March 12 (3rd floor) - How to write a data management plan - register (more workshops on link)
  • March 25 (3rd floor) - Workshops for staff
  • April 2, April 3 (online) - Writing week Language Center in the context of a bachelor's thesis, master's thesis
  • April 23 (3rd floor) - Erasmus + workshops for library staff
  • June 29 (2nd and 3rd floor) - Chemistry Day

Study and workplaces

  • 300 study and workplaces: 2nd and 3rd floor S5. Not to be reserved.
  • Reserve a group workroom on the 2nd floor S5 for free or via QR code. Confirm when you enter. Every weekday: 8 am to 8 pm.


  • Printing, scanning, copying: loud library 2nd floor S5, via ePurse.
  • Many sockets and WIFI (Eduroam).
  • Water tap: silent library 2nd floor S5.
  • Lockers: 95 lockers available for free: corridor 2nd floor S5. These are emptied every day.
  • Lounge: relaxation room from StuW: 2nd floor S5.


  • Consult online or borrow (4 weeks). Reserve and pick it up on the third floor (information officers desk).
  • Databases with (re)search tips and open access publications of UGent researchers (biblio).
  • Browsing the shelves? College books and top collection on 3rd floor S5.
  • Need an article from a print-only journal? Request your scan via (tutorial)
  • Need a book from another library? Inter-library loan traffic (IBL). 
  • Free books in the lounge (2nd floor S5).

Service during office hours on weekdays: 9 am – 5 pm.


Head of the library: prof. Anne Willems
Coordinator: Tine Lievrouw
Information officers: Ilse Minnebo, Griet Dedecker and Nele Van Renterghem

General contact:, ring the bell, telephone during office hours (9 am – 5 pm): 09 264 44 11 or visit the third floor (information officers desk).


Krijgslaan 281 (s5)
9000 Gent
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Mon 26-Feb-2024 08:00-20:00
Tue 27-Feb-2024 08:00-20:00
Wed 28-Feb-2024 08:00-20:00
Thu 29-Feb-2024 08:00-20:00
Fri 01-Mar-2024 08:00-20:00
Sat 02-Mar-2024 -
Sun 03-Mar-2024 -
Mon 04-Mar-2024 08:00-20:00
Tue 05-Mar-2024 08:00-20:00
Wed 06-Mar-2024 08:00-20:00
Thu 07-Mar-2024 08:00-20:00
Fri 08-Mar-2024 08:00-20:00
Sat 09-Mar-2024 -
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