Library

As a premier resource centre the Library at Sorbonne Abu Dhabi provides access to over 100,000 books, 150,000 e-books and 43 electronic databases that enable the University to fulfil its mission of teaching, learning, research and the advancement of knowledge.

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During the academic terms, the library is open during the following hours:

Monday – Thursday: 08:00am – 10:00pm
Friday: 08:00am – 12:00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 09:00am – 5:00pm

During Ramadan, the library is open on the following hours:

Monday – Thursday: 09:00am – 06:00pm
Friday: 09:00am – 12:00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 9:00am – 3:00pm

  • During breaks between and during semesters, the Library will be open from Monday to Thursday from 8:00am to 5:00pm, and Friday from 8:00am to 12:00pm.
  • During the summer break, the Library will be open from Monday to Thursday from 8:00am to 4:00pm, and Friday from 8:00am to 12:00pm.
  • If a Sunday falls as part of a long weekend, the Library will be closed on that Sunday.

Tel: +971 (0) 2 656 9678
Email: library@sorbonne.ae

Established in October 2006, the University library offers resources in the areas of Philosophy, Religion, Politics, Economics, Law, Language and Literature, Management, Art, Archaeology, Geography, History, Psychology, Mathematics and Physics. The Library also houses The Crouzet Collection, a private collection of books on economic history and the history of France and Great Britain that belonged to the late Professor François Crouzet. The University also received a donation of 350 volumes of Collected Courses by The Hague Academy of International Law.

The library occupies two floors with more than 400 seats for study, self-check units, computers, Wi-Fi, seminar rooms and individual study rooms. A photocopying and printing section is also available to all students.