The libraries of the Italian School of East Asian Studies and the École Française d’Extrême-Orient integrate their collections into a unified system accessible to all registered users. They provide a valuable complement to the university libraries in Kyoto, all conveniently located nearby.

Opening Hours

10:00-17:00, Monday to Friday.

Closed on weekends and holidays, according to the Japanese calendar.

Available Services

Open shelves with direct access to books and periodicals. External borrowing is not allowed.

Acquisitions relevant to researchers' projects are possible upon request, within the limits of available funds.

Paper or digital reproduction service.

Unlimited internet access with wireless connection.

Terms of Use

Registration required. Free to use.