Social Sciences Library Föreningsgatan

The library holds books and journals in social sciences, media and communication sciences, sociology, public administration, labour sciences, social work, psychology, political science and global studies. 

At Social Sciences Library Föreningsgatan

*Newspaper computer

Book the newspaper computer with full access to the database Svenska tidningar from the National Library. Via this computer, you can access articles from over 400 digitized newspapers from 1645 until today.

*Microfilm readers and a microfilm scanners

The microfilm collection, microfilm readers and microfilm scanners are available at the Social Sceinces Library at Vasagatan.

Accessibility of the premises

The library is located one floor down from the main entrance, there is no elevator. Accessible entrance is available from the inner courtyard at Viktoriagatan 30 A. At the gate, call the entryphone of the Social Sciences Library or use the phone number on the sign.

There is an accessibility-adapted study place with a computer. An adapted toilet is available.

Contact Social Sciences Library Föreningsgatan

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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


  • Your question will be answered by e-mail by library staff during office hours, Monday to Friday. During the weekend you can contact us via telephone.

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Opening hours for Social Sciences Library Föreningsgatan

The information desk is unstaffed on weekdays between 08:00 – 10:00

Regular opening hours

Day Time
Monday – Thursday 08:00 – 20:00
Friday 08:00 – 19:00
Saturday 10:00 – 16:00

Special hours

Day Time
Thursday 9 May Closed

Opening hours summer

3 June – 18 August

Day Time
Monday – Sunday Closed

19 August – 1 September

Day Time
Monday – Friday 09:00 – 16:00
Saturday – Sunday Closed