Library Services


Monday, Wednesday: 12.00 – 16.00
Friday: 10.00 – 14.00



NEC Library  is open to all NEC fellows and alumni.

NEC Fellows can:
– borrow books;
– extend loan period of library books by email/phone;
– consult books, periodicals, reference materials in the reading rooms and NEC working spaces;
– photocopy materials as provided by copyright laws.

The library is also open to scholars, MA and Ph.D. students from higher education and research institutes in Romania, as well as to foreign scholars who conduct researches in Romania, upon recommendation from foreign and local colleagues, or from our fellows, and through formal agreements with higher education and research institutions.

Opening hours

Monday, Wednesday: 12.00–16.00
Friday: 10.00–14.00 

You are welcome to use the library facilities (reading rooms, etc.) and/or the fellows’ offices – by appointment only.
Please note that library services (borrow/return books, etc.) are available only on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

For appointments please send an email to:


It focused originally on reference literature in the major fields of the humanities and social sciences, but developed throughout the years into a larger and more diverse collection of books, journals, and electronic resources in these fields. In taking into account the local context, the policy of the library differs to a certain extent from that of other institutes for advanced study.

Safety measures

Before you enter the library, we ask that you: sanitise your hands and/or gloves; wear your mask.
During your visit, we ask that you: keep to social distancing measures, keep your mask on at all times.