KvinnSam, the National Resource Library for Gender Studies, have collections in women's studies, men's studies and gender research. Since 2018, KvinnSam is a research infrastructure at the University of Gothenburg. KvinnSam is located at the Humanities Library.

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At KvinnSam

Accessibility of the premises

KvinnSam's premises are located at the Humanities Library. The library's entrance is accessible for people with disabilities. A lift is available on all floors. Contact the library staff if you need help with material picking.

Special reading room

The KvinnSam manuscript collection is available for research and studies in the special reading room at the Humanities Library. The special reading room is intended for the study of materials that are fragile or valuable. The special reading room has other opening hours than KvinnSam and the Humanities Library.

The KvinnSam website

KvinnSam produces several databases and digital resources in women's studies, men's studies and gender research. KvinnSam also collects manuscripts and archival material in women's history. You can find more information about KvinnSam's activities, databases, and archives at KvinnSam's website.

To Kvinnsam's website

Contact KvinnSam

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Mailing address

Box 222
405 30 Göteborg

Visiting address

Renströmsgatan 4
405 30 Göteborg


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Opening hours for KvinnSam

KvinnSam is usually manned during office hours. The premises have the same opening hours as the Humanities Library.

Regular opening hours

During semester
Monday - Thursday 08:30 - 20:00
Friday 08:30 - 19:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday Closed