Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Sweden


Welcome to the library at the Royal Institute of Art! Here you will find a rich assortment of literature that relates to topics that are discussed in the school. Contemplate with a good book and a cup of coffee or partake in ongoing discussions about art and architecture. The library is situated in the main building, floor 5.

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Apply for library account here!

Opening hours

From September 1 the library is open Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 to 16:00 and Wednesdays from 13:00-19:00 (with reservation for changes).
Student and staff have access to the library Monday to Sunday between 07:00 and 22:00, with their keycard and can check out books through the lending machine.

For external visitors, please email before visiting:

September 13, 21, 27, 28 the library is unattended by librarian!


For information, loans and other questions, please contact:

Return your library books in the return box located in the staircase outside the library.


Search for books and journals in our local catalogue. Publications from The Royal Institute of Art are found in the …

Art Source

Art Source is a periodical database from Ebscohost. The database covers a broad range of subjects from fine, decorative and commercial …

Lending rules

Who can borrow? Everyone is welcome to borrow circulating material from the library. What can I borrow? Everything except current …

Print disability

Do you have reading or writing disabilities? Students at the Royal Institute of Art have the right to borrow, free …

Book a librarian

The service Book a Librarian is available to students and staff of the Royal Institute of Art. For one hour …

Suggest a purchase

The library welcomes suggestions for purchases. Submit your suggestion for purchase by email,, and include as much information about …