About the UNYP Library

The University of New York in Prague Library is located at Londýnská 32, just across the street from the main campus, and has more than 17,000 books, periodicals, and audio/visual materials. The UNYP Library remains one of the largest collections of English language books in Prague.

Apart from textbooks the library has a growing collection of fiction and popular biographies as well for students to enjoy whenever they would like.

In addition to the books and e-resources for students, the UNYP library has a quiet PC lab, print and go stations, two high-tech project rooms, a large study room, student lockers and even a quiet chill zone.   

The UNYP library is an excellent place to study, work between classes or get together with others to solve group projects!

Opening hours

Monday - Friday:

8:30 - 21:00


9:00 - 19:00


11:30 - 19:00

Please note: The Library has restricted hours during summer; please check the bulletin board for notices about this, or contact us for further information. Summer opening hours are also available on eLearning.

Project Meeting Rooms

The UNYP Library has two brand-new project meeting rooms available to all students. If you need a quiet space for your group project or presentation, please, do not hesitate to contact the library and schedule your session!

The project meeting rooms are equipped with smart touch displays and can accommodate up to eight people.

Study Room

On the first floor of the library is the new quiet study room which accommodates additional individual study spots and is equipped with W-Fi and Czech/English magazines and newspapers.

Newspapers and magazines

As mentioned, the UNYP library holds many subscriptions to Czech and international publications that students can enjoy to pass the time, learn about current events or use for research or homework assignments.  Subscriptions include: Hospodářské noviny, Respekt, Ekonom, Reflex, Fortune, Business Spotlight, Deník N.

Online library catalog

You can visit our online library catalog at

You will find there all the books library has to offer with the possibility to check the number of copies, location, availability etc. from the comfort of your home.

Online library resources

UNYP has an exstensive group of online library resources.  In fact, UNYP is the first university in Czech Republic to offer an English, e-Textbook library, Perlego.

In addition to the Perlego e-library with more than 400.000 publications, UNYP students also have access to the ProQuest 5000 International set of databases and MarketLine. Additionally, UNYP and ESC students can also access the ESC online library through our partner university, the State University of New York, Empire State College which gives them access to an additional 60,000 electronic books and tens of thousands of journals in electronic form.

UNYP Library e-Resources:

Perlego (available through e-learning also from home)
ProQuest (available through e-learning also from home)
MarketLine (available through e-learning also from home)
ESC Online Library (available only from the UNYP Library – ask a librarian for assistance)

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