Free trial access to – Ebooks

The complete collection of ebooks on is now available to us in a free trial access period. These ebooks were published in France and Belgium in the various fields of the humanities and social sciences. Some representative publishers include Presses Universitaires de France, Presses Universitaires de Vincennes, Presses de Science Po, Le Seuil, Tallandier, La Découverte, Karthala, De Boeck Supérieur, Picard, Kimé, and more. Trial ends on 31 December 2023

Centre for East European and International Studies (ZOiS) Reports

The Centre for East European and International Studies (ZOiS) is an independent, international, publicly funded research institute. It focuses on foundational and socially relevant academic research on Eastern Europe and shares the results with policymakers, the media, and the broader public. Reports are licensed under Creative Commons License.

Interlibrary Loan before Winter Break

If you wish to receive your ILL requests before the Winter Break, please submit your requests by the 30th of November. Books borrowed from abroad may take 2-3 weeks to arrive. Most partner libraries provide limited ILL services during the holiday season. In case you are out of the country during the winter holidays, please indicate in your request when you will be able to pick up the requested item. Thank you!

Oxford Very Short Introductions trial access

Now you can take advantage of the free trial access to the Oxford Very Short Introductions series (839 titles) that offer concise and original introductions to a wide range of subjects. The authors combine facts, analysis, new insights, and enthusiasm to make often challenging topics highly readable to develop your core knowledge. Free trial access ends on 30 April 2024.

New service: ILL Express

We have launched a pilot service called ILL Express which will provide you with journal articles not accessible in the CEU Library. It is very similar to the usual Inter Library Loan service, but it is faster (within 24 hours) and more expensive thus you can utilize it up to 5 times per semester. If your need is not immediate, please make use of the usual ILL process (which delivers articles in one to three days on average). If you experience any issues, please, send an e-mail to


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