Students, teachers and staff members of the Amsterdam School of the Arts (AHK) have access to all six faculty libraries. Some of the libraries allow external users restricted access. For details, check the information of the separate libraries.


You can search the collections of the six faculty libraries either combined or separately.
Search the catalogue


The Royal Library (Koninklijke Bibliotheek, KB) in The Hague offers students in higher professional education a discount of 50% on subscriptions (€7,50 instead of €15,-). The Royal Library is the Netherland's National Library and gives access to everything published in and about the Netherlands. A KB Pass gives you access to the entire KB collection, scores of databases and over a hundred thousand digital books, magazines, newspapers and the Netherlands Music Institute.

Information about the Library of the Academy of Architecture

How to use the Catalog and Databases

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The libraries of the AHK have signed several licence agreements with providers of specialized databases. Most of these are only accessible for students and staff members.
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For whom are the libraries accessible? Who can lend materials? How many materials can I lend at the same time? How long can I lend them?
Find the answers to frequently asked questions

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