The Library

Our Faculty offers access to 6 specialised libraries, as well as the central Jagiellonian Library (JL). The JL is the biggest university library in Poland with around 7 million books.

The Library of the Institute of Political Science and International Relations (Biblioteka Instytutu Nauk Polityczynych i Stosunków Międzynarodowych)

  • Main library for ISAD students. 
  • Location: 5 Jabłonowskich Street (lower 1st floor).
  • Opening Hours:
    • Monday-Friday: 10.00 AM – 6.00 PM
    • Saturday: 9.00 AM – 1.00 PM
  • See the catalogue of books in English.

The Library of the American Studies Department (Biblioteka Katedra Amerykanistyki)

  • Location: 34 Main Square (3rd floor)
  • Opening Hours:
    • Monday-Friday: 9.00 AM - 6.00 PM
    • Saturday (every first and second of any month): 9.00 AM - 1.00 PM
  • See the catalogue of books in English.

The Library of the Centre for European Studies

  • Location: 7a Garbarska Street (1st floor)
  • Opening Hours:
    • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 12.30 PM – 19.30 PM
    • Tuesday, Friday: 08.30 AM - 19.30 PM
    • Saturday: 10.00 AM – 15.00 PM

The Main Jagiellonian Library (Biblioteka Jagiellońska)

  • Location: 3 Oleandry Street 
  • Opening Hours:
    • Monday – Friday: 8.15 AM - 8.50 PM
    • Saturday: 9 AM – 4 PM
  • A large collection of Social Science and Humanities books in English is available in the European Reading Room located on the first floor.
  • Please visit the website:

The JU electronic resources

Every student has free electronic access to tens of thousands of journals from all over the world, including prestigious periodicals such as Foreign Affairs and Foreign Policy. More:

Project co-financed by the European Union under the European Social Fund
( - Operational Programme Knowledge, Education, Development.