Hours and Locations

Hours

Period when classes are in session
Weekdays Saturdays / Sundays National Holidays
Main Library 8a.m.-10p.m. 10a.m.-7p.m. 10a.m.-5p.m.
Life Sciences Library 9a.m.-9p.m. 10a.m.-5p.m. closed *
Science and Engineering Library 9a.m.-10p.m. 10a.m.-7p.m. 10a.m.-5p.m.
International Studies Library 9a.m.-9p.m. 10a.m.-5p.m. closed

* It’s changed in February : 10a.m.-5p.m.

Period when classes aren’t in session
Weekdays Saturdays / Sundays National Holidays
Main Library 9a.m.-7p.m. closed closed
Life Sciences Library 9a.m.9p.m.
Science and Engineering Library 9a.m.-5p.m.**
International Studies Library 9a.m.-5p.m.

** It’s changed in August : 9a.m.-9p.m.

Each library follows annual calendar of school/graduate school listed below.

Main Library General Education Subjects
Life Sciences Library General Education Subjects, the Graduate School of Medicine, Division of Health Sciences, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences
Science and Engineering Library School/Graduate School of Engineering
International Studies Library School of Foreign Studies/Graduate School of Language and Culture

Holidays

Holidays are as follows.

  • Anniversary of Osaka University’s founding(May 1)
  • New Year Holidays (December 28-January 4)

In addition to these periods, library may be closed temporarily when Library Director or Library Vice Director deems necessary.

You can see annual calendar in following pages.

Main Library  Life Sciences Library  Science and Engineering Library  International Studies Library

Locations and campus maps

Library Adress Campus map
Main Library 1-4 Machikaneyama,Toyonaka, Osaka
560-0043
Toyonaka Campus Map
Toyonaka Campus
Life Sciences Library 2-3 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka
565-0871
Suita Campus Map
Suita Campus
Science and Engineering Library 2-1 Yamadaoka, Suita, Osaka
565-0871
International Studies Library 8-1-1 Aomatani-higashi, Minoh, Osaka
562-8558
Minoh Campus Map
Minoh Campus

Access

Please check following page about how to access each campus.

Main Library  Life Sciences Library  Science and Engineering Library  International Studies Library

Other on-campus libraries

There are some on-campus libraries / reference rooms except four libraries.

 On-Campus Libraries / Reference Rooms

 FAQ

We have no parking available, so please use public transport.
We do not offer any services for sending either materials held by Osaka University or copies of them to your home or office. If you need access to materials held by Osaka University, please apply from either your own university library or from your nearest public library. We cannot accept requests directly from individuals.