• Buildings

    The Library’s book funds which contain more than 146 000 books titles and about 2600 periodicals are located in two Campuses.

    Book funds of the 4-floor Sheptytsky Center are arrange according to the following principle:

    1st floor
    exhibition shelves with new books;
    2nd floor
    G-Z (Social Sciences, Arts, Philology, Literature, Applied Sciences and Bibliography);
    3rd floor
    BL-F (Theology and History), old books and special collections, current periodicals and Business School books;
    4th floor
    A-BJ (reference books and encyclopedias, Philosophy, Psychology, Cultural Studies, Aesthetics and Ethics books).

    There is an open access book depositary for researchers in the basement of the Center.

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Valuable collections Libraries

  • It is worth noting that the Library has a number of extremely valuable collections for its guests and readers such as:

    • byzantine studies library collected by Hans-Georg Bosk, an outstanding historian specializing in medieval times and Byzantinology enlisting 2569 books;
    • an Italian-language collection of printed publications presented by mons. Scarabelli enlisting 222 books;
    • LOEB Classical Library series, a bilingual collection of original texts by ancient authors with modern English translation enlisting 476 books;
    • the collection of Fr. Ivan Shevtsiv – a researcher of history of the Greek Catholic Church – consisting of 1723 books;
    • historian Mykhailo Demkovych-Dobrianskyi’s collection enlisting 2694 books;
    • a collection of books and audio materials which was owned by a linguist Oleksiy Horbach consisting of 250 books and 72 microfilms on philology
    • Fr. Robert Taft, Professor-emeritus of Oriental Liturgy's collection (314 books);
    • books on Byzantine Studies, collected by prof. Igor Shevchenko (8080 books);
    • a collection of printed publications devoted to philosophical and ethical issues –
      gifted by Peter McCormick (4128 books);
    • theological Academic Literature gifted by the Theological Faculty of Tilburg University (8892 books);
    • a collection of books on humanitarian sciences which was owned by Mr. Yuriy Lohush (1685 books);
    • a collection of books on Cultural Studies, a gift from the Library of the Center for
      Humanitarian Studies;
    • a collection of books and a scientific archive collected by prof. Mykhailo Lesiv.


The history of the formation and development of the library of the UCU is inextricably linked with the founding of the Greek-Catholic Theological Academy …

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