Economics Library

The library holds books and journals in economics, human geography, economic history, law and statistics. The library also holds special collections concerning the UN and the EU.

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At Economics Library

Adjusted service due to covid-19

Due to covid-19 the library has changed service. A reduced number of study places and public computers are open for students who cannot study from home. Group study rooms are closed. Reading studio can be booked.

The Economics Library is only open for you with GU card and PIN code

The library is open without staff on weekdays at 10.00–18.00, Saturdays 10.00–16.00. Please note that only visitors with a GU card and PIN code have access to the library during these times.

We answer your questions every weekday at 10:00-16:00. Contact us by phone or fill out our contact form or visit our information desk in Zoom.

Information desk in Zoom

Open: weekdays 10:00-15:00.

Zoom link:

Opening hours with fewer visitors

There are many visitors all day, except the last hour before closing. There are most visitors during the opening and at lunch. Fewest visitors on Saturdays.

Requested books

It is not possible to request books for the Economics Library. Requested books are picked up at one of the other libraries that are available in the list when you place the order on the web.

Accessibility of the premises

The library is located in the School of Business, Economics and Law's premises on Vasagatan 1, where all the entrances are accessible. There is a lift to the library's entrance floor, level 3. Next to the library information desk, there is an accessible workstation. There is an accessible toilet on the entrance floor, next to the library's entrance.

A stairway goes between the floors of the library. Contact the library staff to access the lift.

Contact Economics Library

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Mailing address

Economics Library
Box 670
405 30 Göteborg

Visiting address

Vasagatan 1
411 24 Göteborg


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Opening hours for Economics Library

GU card is required to enter when the library is open. The library is unmanned.

Opening hours spring 2021

GU card is required to enter when the library is open. The library is unmanned.

From 7 January
Monday - Friday 10:00 - 18:00
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
Sunday Closed
Other opening hours
Maundy Thursday, thursday 1 April 10:00 - 16:00
Good Friday, friday 2 April Closed
Holy Saturday, saturday 3 April Closed
Easter Monday, monday 5 April Closed
Walpurgis Night, friday 30 April 10:00 - 16:00
Labour Day, saturday 1 May Closed
Ascension Day, thursday 13 May Closed