Library card

TU Delft students

Nothing, you automatically have access to a library membership. You can log in with your NetID and borrow books with your campus card.

There are no costs for this membership.

TU employees

Nothing, you automatically have access to a library membership. You can log in with your NetID and borrow books with your campus card.

There are no costs for this membership.

Member of staff or student from a different Dutch university or Higher Education institution

  • Borrow from our physical collection
  • View our digital collection; possible inside the Library on the 'Search & Go' computers. For more info, go to the information desk.
  • Request books from the depot
  • Access to WiFi with Eduroam, the network of the TU Delft (computers & WiFi)

You can apply for a membership card for the TU Delft Library at the information desk. You need to show a valid college card or staff card and an email address of your institution.

Apply directly for a library card online.

There are no costs for this membership.

How long is your library card valid:

  • 1 year from the date of registration
  • Your membership stops automatically
  • Each year you can renew your membership at the information desk (in the future this may also be possible to do digitally)

TU Delft Alumnus / TU Delft retiree

  • Borrow from our physical collection
  • Request books from the depot
  • View our digital collection is only possible in the Library on the 'Search & Go' computers. Go for more info to the information desk.
  • Access to WiFi through a free account (valid for one year).

You can request a free library membership at the information desk of the TU Delft Library.

You may need valid personal identification for this, such as:

  • Valid passport
  • Drivers license
  • European identity card

Apply for a library card directly online.

Tip for TU Delft Alumni: 'TU Delft for Life' is the name of the TU Delft alumni program. Register via tudelftforlife.nl.

There are no costs for this membership.

Non-profit organization

  • Borrow from our physical collection
    • €13,- per book, shipping incl.
    • You need an eduID to apply for, renew and reserve at TU Delft Library. Go to the catalog, click on "Log in" in the top right corner. Choose "Request an eduID" and create an account. Don't forget to click on 'share data'.
  • Borrow from our digital collection; only possible in the Library on the 'Search & Go' computers. Go for more info to the information desk.
  • Request a scan from the TU Delft collection; € 6.50 per article or chapter (order copy or scan)

There are no costs for this membership.

Visitors (non TU/University/Higher Education connected)

  • Borrow from our physical collection
  • Borrow from our digital collection; only possible in the Library on the 'Search & Go' computers. Go for more info to the information desk.
  • Request books from the depot
  • During your membership, you are able to get WiFi access

You can request a free library membership at the information desk of the TU Delft Library.

You are registered at a residential address in the Netherlands and you may need valid personal identification for this, such as:

  • Valid passport
  • Drivers license
  • European identity card

Apply for a library card directly online.

€30 per year

How long is your library card valid for?

  • 1 year from the date of registration
  • Your membership ends automatically
  • To be renewed every year at the information desk (in the future this may also be possible digitally)

Visitors (without a membership)

  • Without a membership you have access to our digital collection only possible inside the Library on the 'Search & Go' computers. For more info, go to the information desk.
  • WiFi access; You can use the open WiFi network on campus: 'Delft Free WiFi'. This network is accessible to everyone on campus. No login details or activation code are required for this.

Visit the central library and go to the information desk for more information.

If you want to borrow books, you need to request a library membership.

Note: Delft Free WiFi is provided by an external party. TU Delft does not provide technical support.

  • The Delft Free Wifi is not secured.
  • Do not use open Wifi to share business or privacy sensitive information or to do banking
  • When someone has access to Eduroam, we strongly recommend using it
  • Delft Free Wifi is easy to hack into by others, possibly resulting in identity theft or data leaks
  • Delft Free Wifi Open Wifi can be used safely with:
    • VPN (Virtual Private Network, which is an encrypted connection)
    • HTTPS secure websites and secure email