Basic information for new students

Institute of Scientific Information, 1st Faculty of Medicine and General University Hospital

Address:                   U Nemocnice 4, 128 00, Prague 2

Phone numbers:       Loan services +420 22496 5614

Study room +420 22496 5610

E-mail:             ;


Opening hours (from 3rd October, 2022)

Loan services Study room
MON: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. MON: 8 a.m.  – 7:45 p.m.
TUE: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. TUE: 10 a.m. – 7:45 p.m.
WED-THU: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. WED-THU: 8 a.m. – 7:45 p.m.
FRI: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. FRI: 8 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Summer Opening Hours

16. 7. – 30. 9. 2022

study room and loan services are closed


First you need to get the Charles University student card in the issue centre. Then you can register to the library (you will need your student card and ID or passport).

Loan Services

The library offers in-library services, outside loans and interlibrary loan services.

  • In-library services – the collection of books from the study room.
  • Outside loans – monographs, textbooks and CD-ROMs are available for outside loan. The loan period is 30 days. Borrowings that are not overdue or reserved by other users are possible to be renewed up to 90 days – through online access to a personal account, in person, by email.
  • Interlibrary loan service – the library offers to mediate a document from other libraries in the Czech Republic, event. from abroad.

Electronic resources

The library offers access to databases, collections of e-books and e-journals. Check the library website to get more info: › E-resources.

The library catalog is available at Catalog offers the possibility to search the central catalog or to search the particular catalogs of Charles University libraries and to administrate the personal library account (it enables to renew borrowings, make requests for documents, change the email address for communicating with the library etc.).

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