Access and registration

Corona safety measures

Space in the library is limited because of social distancing requirements. Therefore, it's necessary to make a reservation for the study spaces in the Library. For more information see this webpage on the corona measures in Forum Library.

The Leeuwenborch Library is closed until further notice. The Special Collections reading room is open by appointment*. To make an appointment please email to

Unfortunately, we can’t welcome external visitors to the Library and Special Collections until further notice. This is in keeping with the WUR's corona policy. More info on this website. Any changes in the corona measures will be communicated on our website. For assistance you can contact us through the chatbox on the website, by e-mail or by phone (0317-486666).

Opening Hours Forum Library

The regular opening hours of Forum Library are:

  • Monday- Friday: 08.00 - 22.00
  • Saturday - Sunday: 10.00 - 18.00

Please take notice that after 19.00 and during the weekends you can only access the Forum building and the Library with a valid WURcard.

Registration guests

WUR students and staff can borrow books with their WUR card. They are automatically registered as borrowers.

Visiting scientists, alumni, and persons from outside WUR can also borrow books and other materials from WUR Library. In order to request items or borrow books external users need:

  1. to set up a WUR Library guest account. Please follow these instructions. 
  2. to show a valid ID at the lending desk in Forum Library.

Registration and borrowing are free of charge.