Welcome to New Users 

Register for a library account

Anyone can become a user of the library. It's free and you can register here:
Registration Form

FAQ - International Students
FAQ - International Employees and Ph.D Students

Find literature

The Royal Danish Library - online catalogue
You can find millions of books, journals and links to electronic ressources in our online library catalogue. You can borrow as many items as you like for free.

Subject Guides
Our subject guides provide an overview of the specific databases and journals which are relevant for your study. They are located on the faculty libraries' homepages. 

Remote Access
Students and employees at the University of Copenhagen have remote access to online resources (databases, journals and e-books). You can use these ressources from at home or anywhere you like, you just need to log in.

Ask the Library
Don't hesitate to ask a question, if you need assistance. We answer within 24 hours on all working days. If you need more assistance, please ask again.

We offer a variety of free courses and introductions in English. 

Interlibrary Loans
If we don't have an item, we can order it for you from another library in Denmark or from abroad. This is a free service for all students and employees at the University of Copenhagen.

Suggest a title (only KU)
You are most welcome to suggest that we purchase a specific book or journal that we don't have in our collections.

At the library

Study areas and lockers
There are numerous study areas for both individuals and groups at our libraries, which you are welcome to use. Lockers are available for both long and short term use.

There is free wireless internet access at our libraries as well as a number of computers.

Copy, print, scan
You can print at the library for reasonable prices. Ask the staff for details.