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Library of NAIM-BAS

Library at the National Institute of Archaeology and Museum – Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Branch of the BAS Central Library

BG-1000 Sofia, 149 G. S. Rakovski St., floor 1
Tel.: (++359 2) 988 05 05
Working hours: Monday to Friday, 9 AM – 6 PM

The library was established in 1901.


Profile: archaeology, history, art, architecture, religion, mythology (Middle ages inclusive) and philology

Book stock: 68900

  • books: 25631
  • periodicals: 38766
  • special book stocks (microfilms, photocopies and imprints): 4576

Personal collections of books: Academician Gavril Katzarov, Academician Dimiter Dechev, Prof. Dr. Zhivka Vazharova and Dr. Alexander Bonev


Catalogues: books (alphabetic and systematic, according to UDC), periodicals (alphabetic)

Authors index

Reading room

Individual loan, interlibrary loan, international interlibrary loan through the system of BAS Central Library

Other services: references, photocopying and information services for PhD and MA students at St. Kliment Ohridski Sophia University, Free Bulgarian University and St. St. Cyril and Methodius Veliko Tarnovo University.

Book exchange through the system of BAS Central Library and book exchange with other libraries and institutes.

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences – Central Library
Маdlena Kiskinova – Head of International Exchange Department

Bulgaria, 1040 Sofia, 1, 15 Noemvri Str.
Tel.: (359 2) 9795 259
Fax: (359 2) 9862 500
GSM: (359 887) 456 321