The Jakarta Library

Jakarta Library

Ecole française d'Extrême-Orient

Jl. Ampera III no.26 Kemang
Jakarta Selatan 12550, INDONESIA
Tel. & fax : + 62 21 781 14 76
ou + 62 21 781 47 85


The Jakarta library houses the acquisitions made by EFEO's Bandung branch between 1969 and 1990, as well those made by the Jakarta Centre since 1978. The library contains approximately 8 000 volumes in Indonesian, French, Dutch and English, and around twenty current local and foreign periodicals. The main fields covered are literature, philology, linguistics, history, archaeology, ethnography and religion.

The library's holdings have featured in the SUDOC catalogue since 2005.

Conditions of use and opening times

From Monday to Friday, 8.00 am to 4.00 pm

  • Closed on public holidays
  • Free membership on presentation of ID and photograph (obligatory)
  • Publications cannot be removed from the library
The Jakarta centre
Head: Hélène Njoto

École française d'Extrême-Orient
Jl. Ampera III no.26
Jakarta Selatan 12550
Tel/fax +62 21 781 14 76
+62 21 781 47 85

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Position open to competition
Paris, France, 09 May 2022

A position is open to competition: Lecturer at the EFEO in "Archaeology and History of insular Asia"

The deadline for receipt of applications is Monday 9 May 2022 at 18:00 (Paris time)

For more information please see the announcement READ MORE
In Memoriam
27 October 2021
Soedarmaji Jean Henry Damais passed away on 15 September 2021 at the age of 79. A former director of the Jakarta History Museum (Museum Fatahillah), an expert in architectural heritage, and a cultural advisor to successive Jakarta governors since the 1960s, Adjie Damais was a tireless supporter of the EFEO Center in Jakarta and its researchers throughout his career.

EFEO publications

In order to highlight the EFEO publications, a new website dedicated to them is online.
You can now consult the catalog of all the books published since the creation of the EFEO and buy directly those that interest you HERE.