Orkanen is located just opposite Niagara, near Malmö Central Station. The University Library and the Faculty of Education and Society 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 during summer (June 20 – August 21)

Access to the house is based on the library's opening hours. The library is completely closed from 16 July to 7 August. For the library's opening hours during the summer, see the library's webpage.

Students can access the building with card and code during the following days and times, regardless of the library's opening hours:

  • Monday - Thursday: 06.00–20.00
  • Friday - Sunday: 06.00–17.00

Ordinary opening hours

With card and code, 06.00-22.00 every day.

For the general public:

  • Monday - thursday: 07.30-20.00
  • Friday: 07:30-17.00 
  • Saturday: 11.00-16.00
  • Sunday: Closed

The University library, Orkanen

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

Contact information and ordinary 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 page

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. 

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