Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm, Sweden


Welcome to the library at the Royal Institute of Art! Here you will find a rich assortment of literature that relates to topics that are discussed in the school. The library is situated in the main building, floor 5. Return your books in the library or in the return box at the reception, ground floor.

To be able to use our services you need a library account. Apply for library account via this link!

Search for books, periodicals or in databases via this link! 

Opening hours

To be sure to meet staff working at the library:
Tuesdays 10-16
Wednesdays 13-19
Thursdays 10-16

Student and staff have access to the library Monday to Sunday between 07:00 and 22:00, with their keycard and can check out books through the lending machine.

For external visitors, please email before visiting:


For information, loans and other questions, please contact:

Databases at KKH

KKH has subscriptions for a number of databases where students can search for images, articles in full text or as …


Search for books and journals in our local catalogue. Publications from The Royal Institute of Art are found in the …

Lending rules

Who can borrow? Everyone is welcome to borrow circulating material from the library. What can I borrow? Everything except current …

Print disability

Do you have reading or writing disabilities? Students at the Royal Institute of Art have the right to borrow, free …

Book a librarian

The service Book a Librarian is available to students and staff of the Royal Institute of Art. For one hour …

Suggest a purchase

The library welcomes suggestions for purchases. Submit your suggestion for purchase by email,, and include as much information about …