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: Véronique Degroot

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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