Membership of the University Library is free for students and employees of other Dutch universities and affiliated institutions.
VU alumni can become members for €10 a year. For others, membership costs € 20 per year. You can also become a member for 3 months (€10) or 1 month (€5).
Membership entitles you to use the physical collections of the University Library. A free guest account is available for the use of the digital collections from campus.
AdamNet: the Amsterdam library network
If you would like to make use of several Amsterdam libraries, you will soon save money with AdamNet. With an AdamNet certificate, you can register for free at 14 libraries in Amsterdam. Membership is available at OBA for €72.95 per year. AdamNet members can become a member of the VU University Library for free by showing their proof of payment.
Requirements for registration- Valid VUnetID or VUmc account
|Who?||What do you need?|
|VU-students||- Valid VUnetID |
- Activated student card
|VU/VUmc staff, guest lecturers and researchers||- Valid VUnetID or VUmc account |
|Alumni||- VU diploma|
- Valid ID
|Staff and students from other universities||- Valid e-mail address from other university |
- Valid ID
|Holders AdamNet pass||- Valid AdamNet payment slip |
- Valid identification
|All others||- Valid identification + payment (only pin)|