Hälsovetarbacken Library

The library holds textbooks and reference literature in health and care sciences, only available to read in the library.

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At Hälsovetarbacken Library

Adjusted service due to covid-19

Due to covid-19 the library has changed service. A reduced number of study places are open for students who cannot study from home. Public computers are placed further apart to reduce the risk of contagion. Group study rooms are closed. Reading studio can be booked.

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 09:00–16:00

Zoom link: gu-se.zoom.us/j/61143519793

Opening hours with fewer visitors

Fewest visitors in the morning and before closing. Avoid coming to the library at lunchtime when there are most visitors.

Accessibility of the premises

The entrance of the library is accessible. A stairway goes to the second floor, there is no lift. There is an accessible bathroom on the entrance floor.

Contact Hälsovetarbacken Library

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Mailing address

Hälsovetarbacken Library
Box 458
405 30 Göteborg

Visiting address

Arvid Wallgrens Backe 5
413 46 Göteborg


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Opening hours for Hälsovetarbacken Library

The library is open with staff 10:00-12:00 on weekdays. Other opening hours without staff and a GU card at the Faculty of Science or Sahlgrenska Academy is required to enter.

Opening hours spring 2021

From 25 January
Monday - Friday 10:00 - 12:00 Open with staff
Monday - Friday 06:00 - 23:00 Open without staff
Saturday - Sunday 06:00 - 23:00 Open without staff