The main building of the Faculty of Arts
2nd floor, room no. 224
phone no. 221 619 278

OPENING HOURS SINCE 24. MAY: Mon–Thu 10–19, Fri 10–16 under current conditions:

  • To enter the building, there is an obligation of presenting a negative test for SARS-CoV-2 not older that 7 days, certification of performed vaccination (older than 22 days), or certification of a suffered COVID-19 disease in the last 180 days.
  • The capacity of the study room is restricted according to the regulations of the Government of the Czech Republic (1 person/15m²), therefore you need to make a reservation in advance (please contact the librarian,
  • It is obligatory to wear a respiration during the whole visit at the library (unless you are alone at the studyroom) and to abide all hygienic instructions (physical distancing, disinfection of hands).
  • Access to books in the open shelves (the libraries concerned) is available.
  • Access to library computers is available.

Returns are possible also via library book drop box (situated next to Jan Palach Library). 

You may pay the fee for overdue loans via internet banking

For the opening hours of all faculty libraries please see this website

The library of our department is situated on the second floor of the main faculty building (nám. Jana Palacha 2), door no. 224. Usual it offers borrowing services, couple of computers and a study room equipped with core primary sources and handbooks.

For Charles University Library Rules please see the Rector’s Measure No. 51/2018. The borrowing rules of all libraries of the Faculty of Arts are based on the Dean’s Decree (pdf) which defines the categories of users, rules for borrowing documents, loan terms, and fees for overdue loans. These rules are called “Uniform Borrowing Matrix” and can be accessed here in English.


Charles University Library and Circulation Rules (pdf) is effective as of December the 1st 2019. Unified registration to all university libraties available through electronic application. Registration guidelines here (png). Dean’s Measure no. 19/2019 Circulation Rules and Regulations of the Library of the Faculty of Arts of Charles University is effective as of December the 13th 2019.


HERE is the central university catalogue; books at our library are marked “FF Filosofie a religionistika”; other books might be located in different departmental libraries of the faculty.

E-resources portal of Charles University is accessible HERE.

Jan Palach Library (pdf) (ie. the central library of the Faculty of Arts) is located in the basement of the main faculty building; it offers nice study rooms and many computers to use.

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