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Complutense Library

About us

Complutense University Library (BUC) is a support service for learning, teaching, research and other activities related to the institutional objectives of the University.


Library History

The Complutense University has been linked, since its birth in 1499 (the creation of the Colegio Mayor de San Ildefonso by Cardinal Cisneros), to the history of the book and the library.

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BUC has a decentralized structure coordinated by the Library Management and Central Services, which are responsible for the unification of criteria and standardization of processes and services of the faculty libraries.

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Digital Collection

Biblioteca Complutense has created a valuable heritage collection throughout its history and, in the same way, has been a pioneer institution in the digitalization of its bibliographic documents.

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Social Media

Find out the latest news and services on the Library's social networks.

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