Library of the Centre of African Studies

This web guide offers specialized information sources - get access via the Copenhagen University Library.

Library opening hours:
24 hours for students and staff registered at the Faculty of Theology by using a valid ID card and pin-code. The library is closed for external users.

Opening hours of the Library Office at the Marketplace:
Normally Monday-Thursday  9 - 15, Friday 10 - 15.

Address of the Library Office:
University of Copenhagen, Søndre Campus
Karen Blixens Plads 16
2300 Copenhagen S
Phone: +45 35 32 64 90
Room 7C-0-05

The library staff can be contacted by email, phone or directly during office hours.

Primary users:
The Library of the Centre of African Studies serves mainly students and employees registered at the Faculty of Theology.

External users:
The library offers also help to students and staff from other faculties throughout the University of Copenhagen or other institutions, visitors from abroad and the general public with literature searches.

Non-Centre of African Studies/Faculty of Theology students and staff at Copenhagen University can borrow materials from the library by contacting the faculty librarians or order the materials through your local library.

External users from outside the Copenhagen University system must order our materials through your local library.

Thesis desk
When you are writing your thesis you can reserve a desk in the library. Apply for a desk sending an email to

Computer and student facilities for all users:
Students seats are available for studying in the library. It is also possible for all users to scan for free to an email address.

Eduroam is a wireless network which can be used by students and staff registered at the University of Copenhagen throughout the entire premises.
How to connect to Eduroam:
In order to log on to Eduroam you must activate your UCPH username. You need to enter your full UCPH username followed by and then your UCPH password. This will enable you to use the free wireless network with your laptop computer and/or your mobile phone.