MATE Kaposvar Campus Library

MATE Kaposvar Campus Library

Utolsó frissítés: 2022 augusztus 08.

The MATE Kaposvar Campus Library is an academic public library which is open to visitors who accept its rules and regulations.


Every person, who wants to use the library services is required to register or purchase a library card. Library registration is possible by filling in and signing a registration form. All users must possess a current Library Card (Borrower’s Card, Researcher’s Card or Day Card) and show it on request of library staff.


Library Card



Borrower’s Card

Free of charge

  • staff of MATE
  • guests of MATE
  • students of Faculty of Arts of MATE
  • PhD students of MATE
  • guest students
  • staff of Móricz Zsigmond High School
  • High School’s students
  • employees of libraries, archives and museums
  • teachers, children under 14 years, pensioners

200 Ft / semester

students of MATE (excluding. students of Faculty of Arts)

1250 Ft / year

students of other universities / colleges

2500 Ft/ year

EU citiziens

Day Card

Free of charge

EU citiziens

Researcher’s Card

625 Ft/ day

EU citiziens


Borrower’s Card

Day Card

Researcher’s Card


Basic services, borrowing, renewing and reservation of books, use of computers and information technology, access to Internet, to scientific databases, to reference information system, fotocopying and printing, interlibrary loan

Basic services: access to local collection and library information system

Basic services, use of computers and information technology, access to Internet, to scientific databases, to reference information system, fotocopying and printing

Documents required for obtaining a Library Card

Hungarian citizens: identification and proof of address in Hungary,

Members of the European Union: EU passport or residence permit.

Students of Kaposvár University: valid student card or certificate of school attendance.

Regular students of other universities / colleges: valid student card or certificate of school attendance. Employees of libraries, archives and museums: employer's certificate. pensioners: pensioner card, Young children under 14: student card and parental commitment.

ID card or passport or student card

ID card or passport.or student card


Document Collections Can Only Be Used Locally

  • all documents in the reading rooms: newspapers, magazines, books and periodicals
  • reference collection
  • old and rare documents collection


Documents can be chosen for borrowing from the open shelves in the circulation area or can be asked for from the stocks.

To prevent unauthorized use borrowing is desirable with own valid Borrower’s Card.

Maximum number of borrowed items is up to 10, in the case of primary school textbooks it doesn’t have such a limit.

One patron may borrow only one item of the same title. Regular loan period is usually 28 day. Books can be renewed through the library’s online catalogue, by email, by phone or in personal but only before the due date and in case there is no reservation for the document.

All library materials borrowed must be returned within the stipulated loan period. Failure to do so will result in a fine: 20 Ft/document/day.


Books borrowed by others can be reserved through the electronic catalogue or personally. An email is sent to the patron when the reserved book arrives to the library.


If the item a patron requires is not available in the library we may be able to borrow it or obtain a copy of a periodical article from another Hungarian or foreign library in the framework of the inter library loan system.

The service has to be ordered in writing, personally with filling in an order form avaiable in library or via e-mail (lib [KUKAC] uni-mate [PONT] hu or kvtkozi [KUKAC] ke [PONT] hu)


Reference librarians:

  • present the collections and online sources
  • assist and support readers in information searching
  • help the patrons to find and select appropriate reference sources
  • educate library users on research methods, use of catalogues and data-bases and rules of proper citation of literature
  • organize user education for the first time visitors and courses to improve information literacy competence


Copying or printing of documents are fee-based services. Only registered users may require a copying and printing account. Price of black and white copy is 10 Ft/A4 size and of colour copy is 100 Ft/A4 size.


Reading rooms computers provide access to Internet. Visitors may also search a subscribed scientific databases. Free WI-FI is available as well, so patrons may use their valid user name for university network or login in as guest on their personal laptops. Registered patrons possessing a current Library Card may download or print electronic documents without change and modification the original text. All copyright laws must be observed in all copying and/or downloading of library material for the purpose of scientific research or individual study.


No book or other library property may be taken out of the library without authority.

It is prohibited to bring in overcoats or bags or backpacks. It is obligatory to use the cloakroom before entering the library. 

No food or drink is permitted in the library

At the completion of the studies students must certify that they have returned all library loans and they have completed all payments.

Readers breaking library rules can be excluded from the library.

Patrons’ suggestions, comments regarding the function and services of the library are welcomed by e-mail: konyvtarkozi [PONT] kaposvar [KUKAC] uni-mate [PONT] hu

The library’s homepage:

The library’s OPAC

Advanced PRIMO search


Opening hours

Monday: 8.15am – 6pm
Tuesday: 8.15am – 6pm
Wednesday: 10am – 6pm
Thursday: 8.15am – 6pm
Friday: 8.15am – 6pm
Saturday: 9.30am – 12.45pm


7400 Kaposvár, Guba Sándor utca 40.

Tel.: +36 82/505-936


Library catalogue: