Orkanen is located just opposite Niagara, near Malmö Central Station. The Faculty of Education and Society and the University Library are both based at Orkanen.

Address and opening hours

The Orkanen building is shortened to OR in Kronox, the system for scheduling and room booking.

Visiting address

Nordenskiöldsgatan 10

Delivery address

Jacob Bagges gata 2

Opening hours

Malmö University's buildings have been closed to the public and students since March 18 due to the ongoing corona pandemic — with the exception of the Malmö University Library in the Orkanen building (Nordenskiöldsgatan 10).

The library is open to students who need access to literature, wi-fi, and other equipment as well as to the public during limited opening hours.

Malmö University Library opening hours for students with a Multicard and PIN code:
Week 26-29, weekdays 10.00-14.00.
Week 30-31, closed.
Week 32-34, weekdays 9.00-17.00.
Week 35 and until further notice, weekdays 09.00-20.00 and Saturdays 11.00-16.00.

Malmö University Library opening hours for the public:
Week 26-29, weekdays 10.00-14.00.
Week 30-31, closed.
Week 32-34, weekdays 10.00-14.00.
Week 35 and until further notice, weekdays 10.00-14.00.

When there are no special regulations in place due to the pandemic, Malmö University's buildings are open from 7.30-16.30 on weekdays. Students can access the buildings every day from 06.00-22.00 with their Multicard.

The University library, Orkanen

The University library, Orkanen is located on the fifth floor of the building. 

Contact information and opening hours for the library 

Phone: +46 (0)40-665 73 00
Email address: biblioteket@mau.se
Opening hours: Monday–Thursday 08.00–20.00, Friday 8.00–17.00, Saturday 11.00–16.00.

The University library website

Find your way around with Mazemap

If you are looking for a specific lecture hall or meeting room you can use the Mazemap, an online tool which allows you to navigate the different University buildings. 

Find rooms in Orkanen on Mazemap