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Library working hours

Working hours

The library operates on weekdays during 10.00 - 16.00.

The library remains closed on national holidays during the academic year 2021-2022:

  • October 26th
  • October 28th
  • November 17th
  • March 7th
  • March 25th
  • June 13th

During Christmas and Easter holidays there might be a slight change of the working hours. In this case you should expect an announcement.

Library reopening information (Oct. 2021)

General information

According to the Joint Ministerial Decision No. 119847/ΓΔ6, Greek Government Gazette No. 4406/B/24-9-2021 for the operation of Greek higher education institutions and the measures for the prevention of the spread of Coronavirus during the academic year 2021-2022, we inform you that:

The Dept. of Library, Thermi Campus, of the International Hellenic University operates with a limited range of services on the spot and modified rules for patron service.

This is a transitional period of the library reopening and these rules are being reassessed on a weekly basis.

Library registration

Library registration is done exclusively electronically.

Students

All new students will receive an email with the library registration form. Former students who wish to register to the library now, should contact the library at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Academic and administration staff

For library registration, staff should contact the library at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Reading room

Currently, according to safety measures, there are 22 available seats for study, from which 6 have a pc. The library has a free WiFi connection for those who wish to use their own device.

  • All seats are 1,5 meters away.
  • You are not allowed to move the seats.
  • Antiseptic lotion can be found at the entrance.
  • Facemask is mandatory inside all IHU premises.

Book loans and returns

Book loans

Circulation is not allowed in between the bookshelves.

Patrons should email the library the books they wish to borrow after having consulted the catalog. This information should include the title and the call number of each book at least. Then, patrons can visit the library during working hours to pick them up.

It is recommended that you book an appointment before you pay a visit to the library.

Book returns

All returned books are quarantined for a period of 72 hours before they are put back in place.

Returns are made during working hours.

Interlibrary loans

For interlibrary loans please visit the respective webpage here.

Photocopy machine

The use of the photocopy machine is not allowed for the time being.