Opening hours

The University of Yangon Library is open from Monday to Friday and Saturday.

  • June to September and December to March: Monday to Friday 9 am to 6 pm, Saturday 10 am to 1 pm.
  • October to November and April to May: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm


University of Yangon faculty, students, and staff are entitled to membership of the University of Yangon Library. New members will need to register at the Library counter on the ground level by completing a registration form. The following documentation is also required:

  • Student/staff ID card
  • One passport photo
  • Proof of payment of university enrolment fees (students only)
No. Type of Members Type of Users (Rules and Regulation)
1 Teachers /Academic Staff Faculty members of University of Yangon
2 Students Students of University of Yangon
3 Office staff Office Staff of University of Yangon
4 Special members Faculty members, students, students. volunteers, researchers and office staff who are not from UY
5 External members Authors, writers, scholars, high officials


Once registered as a Library member, you will be able to borrow books.
The number of books you can borrow, and the loan period, is set out in the following table.

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Books can be borrowed from the circulation desk located at

  • the ground floor for materials on arts and social sciences
  • the first floor for access to materials on natural sciences and applied sciences subjects

If you do not return borrowed items on time, you will receive an overdue notice.

If you lose or damage borrowed items, you must immediately report this to the Library. Costs incurred for lost or damaged items are payable by the borrower.

Interlibrary Loan

Books not available at the University of Yangon Library can be borrowed from other university libraries in Myanmar (if available).

All members of the Library can use the Interlibrary Loan service.

The following materials can be requested via email, phone or Facebook:

  • Books
  • Journal articles
  • Book chapters
  • Conference proceedings
  • Theses or dissertations

Scanning, copying, and printing

Scanning, copying, and printing facilities are available in the Library:

  • Scanning is available for everyone (and saves paper!)
  • Black & white and color printing is available only for University of Yangon Library Members
  • Black & white and color photocopying is available only for University of Yangon Library Members

Study spaces

Computers and Wi-Fi Access

Twenty (20) PC and 25 laptops with access to e-resources are available.
Free Wi-Fi is available at the Library and can be accessed through personal laptops and mobile devices for searching the Internet and browsing online databases

Study areas

Study spaces for both individual and group work are available.

More than 150 desks are available on the ground floor, and more than 50 desks on the first floor. The desks are provided as options for study, research, writing and discussion.

The Discussion Room and Training Room, both on the first floor, are available for Library users. More than 20 sets of tables and chairs and laptops are located in the Discussion Room, providing a place for study, research and writing.