You are automatically registered at the University Library within 48 hours of your academic enrolment at the University of Angers. Your student card is your library card.

2023-24: Renovation work to be completed during the first weeks of the academic year at the BU Belle Beille. The BU will remain open, with changes to access and spaces. Learn More

At the university libraries (BU), you can…


  • books, magazines,  DVDs, Comic books (as many as you want for 6 weeks)
  • equipment on site or to take home at the reception of each BU

Access on site or online:

  • all online documentation to which the BU subscribes
  • newspapers and other current affairs publications
  • 25,000 scientific journals
  • specialised databases in law, health, science and literature
  • your account

With your BU account you can also:

  • Print documents (pay with the Izly wallet of your student card)
  • Scan documents for free
  • Book a group study room
  • Request an inter-library loan

Library opening hours

Saint-Serge campus

This library is open 7 days a week and provides 600 seats, with lighting and electrical outlets on the tables.

Monday to Saturday: 8:30am. to 10:30pm.

Sunday: 1pm. to 8pm.

Belle-Beille campus

This library is open 6 days a week and provides 300 seats, in “silence” sections

Monday to Saturday: 8:30am. to 8pm.

Cholet campus

Monday to Friday: 8:30am. to 7pm.

Saturday: 8:30am. to 12:30 noon.

Open during university vacations: Monday to Friday, 8:30am. to 5:30pm.

Learn more on the libraries website