Library statistics

CEU Library Budapest, 2020

Introduction

As one of the largest English-language libraries in Central and Eastern Europe, with comprehensive on-site and electronic collections, the Central European University library is a modern English-language university library and a leading research and information center in the region.

[Official statistics for CEU Library Budapest, 2019 Calendar Year]

Premises and Capacity

  • Circa 3,000 square meters
  • 6,740 shelf meters
  • 400 reading spaces
  • 106 networked PCs
  • 9 printers/scanners
  • Full Wi-Fi Coverage
  • 3,516 registered users
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Holdings

  • 449,614 items, Growth in 2020: ~ 1,500 print books, ~ 10,000 e-books
  • Books: 195,777
  • E-books: 214,488
  • Databases: 104 (Full text: 70, Indexing/Abstract: 11, Other: 23)
  • Access to online periodicals: 52,885
  • Print subscriptions: 52
  • Theses (from 2007 also online): 10,249
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Opening Hours

  • Open 89 hours/week (during the term)
  • Mon-Wed: 8 am – 11 pm
  • Thurs-Fri: 8 am – 10 pm
  • Sat-Sun: 12 pm – 8 pm
  • Average number of patrons/weekdays: 500
  • Average number of patrons/weekend day: 150