- a joint venture by the four archaeological institutes of Sweden, Finland, Norway, and Denmark


In accordance with the new measures put in place by the Greek Government from the 3rd November to control the spread of Covid-19, we regret to inform that the Library is currently closed to the public. For more information on the closure of libraries across Greece, please see ΦΕΚ Δ1α/Γ.Π.οικ.69863.

Welcome to The Nordic Library

The Nordic Library is a joint venture by the four archaeological institutes of Sweden (working in Greece since 1948), Finland (1984), Norway (1989), and Denmark (1992).

The Library contains 40.000 volumes mainly in the field of Greek archaeology and of ancient Greek religion and history, including 450 periodicals.
You may consult our catalogue on-line.

The Library mainly caters towards Nordic scholars but also welcomes both Greek and foreign scholars who are members of the various research institutions and archaeological schools of Greece.

Nordic scholars who would like to work for a shorter or longer period as residents in the Library (we offer office space and access 24/7 to the library) should contact either the relevant institute or the Library directly.

The Library is situated on the south side of the Acropolis in the Makrigianni area:
Kavalloti 7, GR-11742 Athens
Tel: +30 210 9249210 and +30 210 9249211
Fax: +30 210 9216487

Opening hours: Monday - Friday 9 - 19
(Summer opening hours during July and August: 9 - 17)

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