General Library

Orientální ústav AV ČR
Pod Vodárenskou věží 4
182 08 Praha 8

Notice of Library Holiday Closure


Please note that the library will be closed 21 December 2022 (Wednesday) and will resume its services on 3 January 2023 (Tuesday). Thank you for your understanding!



Opening Hours

Monday 9:00-17:00
Tuesday 9:00-17:00
Wednesday 9:00-18:30
Thursday 9:00-17:00
Friday 9:00-17:00


Head Librarian

Library Staff:

With over 200,000 volumes (including periodicals and manuscripts), the Institute’s library is one of the largest libraries within the Academy of Sciences. The library collections include mainly publications on history, literatures, languages, religions, and cultures of the countries of Asia and Africa.
Card Catalogue of the Oriental Institute (contains books acquired by 1991)