EUIJ-Kansai Library

About EUIJ-Kansai Library

At the EUIJ-Kansai, credits for the Certificates in European Union Studies programmes are interchangeable between three universities: Kobe University, Kwansei Gakuin University and Osaka University. 'EUIJ-Kansai Library' was established in the Kwansei Gakuin University Library (Nishinomiya-Uegahara campus) on 26 September 2005, to provide aid undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the European Union Studies certificate programme, in their study research activities. The EUIJ-Kansai Library is comprised of books recommended by teachers in charge of lectures as well as basic books with universal themes, useful for promoting understanding of the EU.

In order to use the EUIJ-Kansai Library, a library card issued by the Kwansei Gakuin University Library is necessary to apply for a library. Students enrolled in Kobe University or Osaka University should bring 'a copy of registration form for the Certificates in European Union Studies programmes with the seal of the Administration Department at the respective universities' to the Kwansei Gakuin University Library. Students enrolled in Kwansei Gakuin University can use the EUIJ-Kansai Library within the normal scope of the Library Usage Regulations.

EUIJ-Kansai Library Location

EUIJ-Kansai Library Location

Use of the EUIJ-Kansai Library

Eligibility for Use

  • Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the Certificates in European Union Studies programmes offered by Kobe University, Osaka University and Kwansei Gakuin University
  • Teachers in charge of the Certificates in European Union Studies programmes offered by Kobe University, Kwansei Gakuin University and Osaka University, and joint researchers
  • Users of the Kwansei Gakuin University Library

Application for Use

  • Undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in Kobe University or Osaka University are requested to present 'a copy of a registration form for the Certificates in European Union Studies programmes with the seal of the administration department at the respective universities' to the Kwansei Gakuin University Library in order to receive an issued library card
  • Teachers and researchers at Kobe University or Osaka University are requested to present their university ID card issued by their university to the Kwansei Gakuin University Library in order to receive an issued library card

*The term of validity of a library card is in principle within the period of enrollment
*Be sure to present a library card when using the Library

Services Available

  • Browsing of books and materials in the Library
  • Checking out of books and materials
  • Copying of materials within the scope of the Copyright Act
  • Use of audiovisual materials in the Library

* Materials held in the Kwansei Gakuin University Library may be used in a similar manner

Number of Books which may be Borrowed and Lending Period

  • Undergraduate and graduate students: up to three books for up to 14 days
  • Teachers and researchers: up to ten books for up to 30 days

* The Kwansei Gakuin University Library Usage Regulations are applied to the number of books which can be checked out and the lending period for users of the Kwansei Gakuin University Library

For more information, please refer to the 'EUIJ-Kansai Library Usage Regulations'

EUIJ-Kansai / University Library Inter-Availability Agreement:

Libraries of EUIJ-Kansai-member universities, Kobe University, Kwansei Gakuin University and Osaka University, concluded the 'EUIJ-Kansai / University Library Inter-Availability Agreement' on 22 September 2005 in order to contribute to the educational and research activities practiced by EUIJ-Kansai. On 22 September 2008, Extension of this Agreement up to 31 March 2013 was signed.

According to this Agreement, teachers in charge of lectures and joint researchers as well as undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in the Certificates in European Union Studies programs under the system of credit interchangeability between three universities can use the libraries of three universities from 1 October 2005.

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