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Comparative Literature and Modern Culture: The Institute for World Literature 2017

July 3 through July 26, 2017, at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark, in joint partnership with Aarhus University.


IWL sessions

Contact us

Muhamed Fajkovic
Information Specialist
Copenhagen University Library, Humanities and Law, South Campus 


University of Copenhagen Library Services and Royal Danish Library wish you welcome to Copenhagen; we would also like to make parts of our services, collections and resources available to you during your stay.

This webpage outlines some of the services available; besides, we offer a more thorough presentation of those in our introductory sessions - see for registration on this page.



Libraries and Study Spaces

If you are looking for a space to study, there are a several options af your disposal, provided by University of Copenhagen Library Services: 

- KUB South Campus. Humanities and Law Library:
The library has a total of ca. 600 study seats on all three floors combined; with lounge areas, group study rooms, wireless network with an access to plethora of e-resources and  a modest open shelf book collection.

The Department of Arts and Cultural Studies Library that stretches across two buildings; great open shelf collections on various subjects, although it is is not possible to borrow the books. The library offer great reading facilities, with a lot of study nooks and crannies. Access to all e-resources as well, as long as you have an Eduroam profile.

- The Black Diamond, Royal Danish Library - wireless access to the Internet and electronic resources. Besides, in Research Reading Room books and rare books which are restricted to the premises may be used.


Rare Books at Royal Library

The Royal Library is Denmark's Book Museum and as such it holds invaluable book historical collections, Danish as well as foreign.

The Library comprises both the collections of the 'old' Royal Library and of the University Library.

As a rule rare books can only be studied at the Centre for Manuscripts and Rare Books, in some cases, though, at Reading Room West.

Read more at: http://www.kb.dk/en/nb/materialer/sjaeldne/index.html


Copenhagen University Library and Royal Library provide a huge number
of e-resources for their patrons.

Read more how you as our visiting guest can access some of them:


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