• manage print and electronic collections including official EU publications; publications from businesses, universities, governments and intergovernmental organisations; periodical articles; material on European integration, policies and activities on EU affairs
  • provide access to its collections to staff of the Commission and other institutions, trainees and registered external visitors specialised in EU affairs, such as university students, academic staff, and civil servants from Member States

The Publications Office of the European Union manages the European Commission Library

Visitor information


Rue Van Maerlant 18, 1049 Brussels

Opening hours:

Monday to Thursday: 10.00-17.00

Friday: 10.00-13.30

The library is closed in August.


Joseph BECH Building, Rue Alphonse Weicker 5, 2920 Luxembourg

Opening hours:

Monday to Thursday 9.00-17.00

Friday: 9.00-13.00

Plans and reports

Commission work programme – overview of institution-wide deliverables for current year

Leadership and organisation