Social Sciences Library

Due to the construction of the West link 2022-2024, the library is temporarily relocated to Föreningsgatan 20. The library holds books and journals in the social sciences.

At Social Sciences Library

*Resources that have been moved to other libraries

Microfilm readers and a microfilm scanner are available at the Humanities Library. Only researchers and employees may request microfilms from the Social Sciences Library's closed collections.

The newspaper computer is a special computer that provides full access to digitised newspapers younger than 115 years. The computer has been moved to the Economics Library. As before, you can book the newspaper computer. Newspapers older than 115 years are freely available at

About the relocation

Due to the construction of the West Link 2022-2024, the Social Sciences Library has been temporarily relocated to premises on Föreningsgatan 20.

About the relocation

Accessibility of the premises

The premises have no elevator at the main entrance. Visitors who cannot use stairs are referred to the entrance from the courtyard, at Viktoriagatan 30 A. There is an accessibility-adapted study place with a computer. Adapted toilet available. There is no tactile paving in the library.

Contact Social Sciences Library

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Mailing address

Social Sciences Library
Box 607
405 30 Göteborg

Visiting address

Föreningsgatan 20
411 27 Göteborg

Delivery address

Viktoriagatan 30 A
411 25 Göteborg


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Opening hours for Social Sciences Library

Opening hours summer 2022

7 June – 26 June
Monday – Friday 09:00 – 16:00
Saturday – Sunday Closed
Limited hours
Midsummers Eve, Friday 24 June Closed
27 June – 14 August
Monday – Sunday Closed
15 August – 28 August
Monday – Friday 09:00 – 16:00
Saturday – Sunday Closed

Opening hours autumn 2022

Regular hours
Monday – Thursday 08:00 – 20:00
Friday 08:00 – 19:00
Saturday 10:00 – 16:00
Sunday Closed