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Enjoy the view!

Plan your visit to the Booktower

Reserve a group study room

Need a space for working together? In The Professors’ Corridor students and researchers can book group study rooms.

Behind the scenes of the Boekentoren

Find out what is happening behind those walls and in our famous tower.

  • Studying in the Boekentoren

    Do you like to study in silence together with others? You are welcome in the open study landscape of the Boekentoren.

  • Discover the collections

    The Boekentoren houses an extensive collection of books and heritage. The online library is open 24/7.

  • Visit the Boekentoren

    The Boekentoren is a modernist masterpiece by architect Henry van de Velde. You can explore the building (online).

Can I visit the Boekentoren?

Yes and no. The library spaces are accessible during opening hours. Some rooms, including the Belvedere, can only be visited on specific occasions or by appointment accompanied by a guide. Take a virtual tour via the tour website.