The University Library at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
15, Tzar Osvoboditel Blvd.
The University Library at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” is one of the biggest scientific libraries in Bulgaria; it offers services that combine the traditions and the modern technologies that made it a modern library and information, cultural and educational center. It was opened in 1888 at the same time as the Institute of Higher Education in Sofia and today it plays a major role in the development of Bulgarian Science and Education.
The first Rector of the University, Aleksander Teodorov-Balan put the question for immediate creating of a library, it had to satisfy the needs of lecturers and students of scientific literature.
It was designed by the famous architects Iv. Vasiliov and D. Tzolov. The new building of the University Library opened in December 1934 and it was declared a cultural monument.
The opening hours are Monday-Friday 8-20 h, Saturday 8-18h.