Meet the Library

Can’t you find what you’re searching for or do you have any questions or thoughts? Visit us at the 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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Meet a librarian

Are you in need of help with an information search or do you need some tips on sources? Do you have any questions about reference management or the reference management programme? You can meet and get help from our librarians.

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New student at the Library

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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Contact the Library

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

Limited opening hours during spring 2023

Applies to staffing of the library, the library's telephone, chat and email. 

6 April: 08:00-12:00

10 April: Closed

18 May: Closed

6 June: Closed

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

The library is unstaffed outside the regular opening hours, even weekends and 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".


Staff at the University Library