Meet the University Library

Can’t you find what you’re searching for or do you have any questions or thoughts? Visit us at the University Library in Eskilstuna or Västerås. You can also contact us by phone, chat or e-mail.

Reading with a disability

If you have reading disability you can get support so that you can read your course literature. The goal is that you should be able to study on the same terms as anybody else.

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Get the help you need with information search, source criticism, reference management, and reference management programs from our information specialists on site in the University Library or on Zoom.

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New student

Welcome to MDU and the University Library! Gathered here is the information you need to know before the start of your studies.

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The University Library is a public library, open to everyone. Our main task is to provide library service to students and staff at Mälardalen University, but the public is also welcome to use the University Library's resources.

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Regular opening hours

Monday-Thursday: 08:00-19:00
Friday: 08:00-16:00

With reservation for changes.


Changed opening hours spring 2024

May 9 Closed

June 6 Closed


Changed opening hours summer 2024

June 10-July 12 10:00-14:00 (Monday-Friday)

July 15-August 2 Only extended opening hours

August 5-August 16 10:00-14:00 (Monday-Friday)


Extended opening hours every day 07:00-22:00 for you as a student or employee at MDU.

The University Library is unstaffed outside the regular opening hours, even on weekends and during holidays.

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Monday–Friday: 08:00-12:00

Eskilstuna: +46(0)16-15 37 00
Västerås: +46(0)021-10 13 44



Monday-Friday 08:00-16:00



Address for mail - less than 2 kilos
Mälardalen University, University Library, Box 883, 721 23 Västerås

Address for parcels – heavier than 2 kilos

Mälardalen University, University Library, Gurksaltargatan 9, 72218 Västerås

Please note: must be sent as a PostNord Parcel if you send from a company/library.

Private persons must send as ”Skicka direkt” with the additional service "Delivery to companies".


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