Address: 1043 Sofia, 15 Tsar Osvoboditel Blvd., Sofia University, South Wing, Ground floor
Telephone: (+359 2) 9308-407
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 8.30-18.00
The library was established simultaneously with the History Seminar in 1897. Its collections contain of more than 67,400 volumes of books and serials in the field of general history, history of Bulgaria, ethnology, archive studies, arts, history of religions, cultural studies, sociology, political studies, etc. The library maintains a rich Reference Books Collection that contains dictionaries, language and thematic atlases, albums in Bulgarian and foreign languages as well as rare editions in the history of the Bulgarian Revival. Prominent Bulgarian historians, such as Prof. Dimitar Agura, Prof. Vasil Zlatarski, Prof. Alexander Burmov and others, have contributed to the enrichment of the library.
Since 2007, the library is located in modern new premises. It has 25 reading places, including 11 computarized workstations.