The Institute houses a specialized scientific library with a collection of more than 40,000 works relating to Augustine and the Augustinian Order. These include some valuable and rare old prints, mainly in its division in Ghent. The institute currently receives some two hundred journals. Its catalogue can be easily consulted here (you can further limit the search under “Religieuze instellingen” by selecting “Augustijns Historisch Instituut”).
In addition, the library offers an optimal environment for study, comprising a quiet reading area and three small office rooms with a view of the monastery garden. Visitors have access to the internet.
|Monday||8:30 – 15:30|
|Tuesday||8:30 – 15:30|
|Thursday||8:30 – 15:30|
|Friday||9:00 – 12:30 or 15:30|
Should you wish to consult the library outside these hours, please make an appointment.
WE ARE CURRENTLY EXPERIENCING PROBLEMS WITH THE HEATING. THE OPENING TIMES OF THE LIBRARY CANNOT BE GUARANTEED! PLEASE CONTACT US BY E-MAIL (library[at]augustiniana.be) BEFOREHAND, SHOULD YOU WISH TO VISIT THE LIBRARY. SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE…
The “normal” opening days and hours of the library for December 2019 are as follows:
February 2020 :
Tel.: +32(0)16 38 71 65 (at the moment : “out of order”)
Useful information about our library you can also find here.
monthly/yearly list of acquisitions
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