Biblioteket MF


The library of MF Norwegian School of Theology, Religion and Society is one of the largest libraries in Norway on the subjects theology, religion, social sciences and related subjects. We are located at Majorstuen in Oslo.

Summer opening hours

The library is closed in July.
2-6 August: 12.30-14.30.
9-13 August: 12-15.
Sat 7 and Sat 14 August: closed.
Ordinary opening hours from Monday 16th August!

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The library is mainly for the use of our own students and teachers, but we will also answer requests from the general public.

The library is a part of MF’s Learning centre, where, in addition to library services, you’ll find IT-services and courses.


The library uses Oria, a search engine that allows you to browse the library's resources, books, articles, journals, music, films, and electronic resources etc.

Oria users can sign into My Account and renew their borrowed books.
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  • Approximately 86.000 print books, 206.317 e-books and access to more than 800 current periodicals within the topics of theology, religion and the social sciences
  • Special collections in Religious Education, Qumran-related literature, hymnbooks, Quakerism
  • Reference material related to our field

The library also has a collection of student theses.

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Ask a Librarian

Staff and students can get help from a librarian who will show you how to search our databases to find relevant literature/information.

Please contact us at the library desk, or send an e-mail to:, or call us: 22 59 05 20 during daytime, Monday to Friday.