Budapest University of Technology and Economics
National Technical Information Centre and Library


BME OMIKK is a public library not exclusively for the members of the University community but for all above 16.

Access to information about the collection, that is using catalogues, is free. Electronic catalogues cover nearly 60 percent of the collection. Older publications can be found in card catalogues.

Registration for library membership

Registration shall be done in person. Library passes with photo proves membership in the library.

For registration one must provide appropriate identification (Identity Card, Driving Licence, Passport)  and proof of address (Address Card, Residence Permit) together with rights for discount according to specific certificates (Student Card, Pensioner Card, etc.).

The user shall sign a declaration on accepting the regulations of BME OMIKK. (See under Rules & Regulations)

Hungarian citizen above 18

  • Anyone in legal capacity and with Hungarian address can receive membership in the library.

Non-Hungarian citizen

  • EU citizenship or Residence/Settlement Permit of non-EU citizen

For Library Card with right for library loan

  • Hungarian Address Card or Employer's Certificate or Letter of Guarantee is needed

Students in regular (non-Erasmus, non-student exchange) training

  • Student Card issued by BME
  • Student Card issued by other institute and Letter of Guarantee

Legal entities registered in Hungary

  • Formal documents of company, foundation or society and
  • Letter of Guarantee from the executive officer
  • The membership authorizes four registered users nominated by the legal entity

Change of recorded data must be reported at the registration desk of the library to avoid extra charges related with incorrect data.
Personal data recorded in the process of registration are processed according to the Act  CXII./2011 on Information Protection.


BME employee and instructor

  • Employer's Certificate

BME students

  • Student Card issued by BME
  • Certification of active status in BME Neptun system, issued by BME OMIKK Reference Service (near the Registration Desk of in Room 1 in the library)

In case of PhD students at BME

  • Letter of Guarentee from the department

Non-BME student

  • Student Card

Students under 18

  • Student Card and Letter of Guarantee from an adult person


  • Teacher Card

Employee of public collections

  • Employer's Certificate


  • Pensioners Card or pensioner slip


  • Unemployment documents (e.g. unemployment benefit certificate), or re-training contract

Disabled person

  • Disability Card

Library passes

Users of library services can choose different types of library passes according to their planned activities.

Daily Ticket

  • Valid for using printed documents in the library on the day of registration. Its holder is not authorized to receive library loan.

Visitors Ticket

  • Valid for using printed documents in the library for one year. Its holder is not authorized to borrow documents.

Readers Card

  • Authorizes for full use of library services, including access to electronic documents and interlibrary loan.

BME Student Card

  • Authorizes its holder to use printed documents in the library.


The library passes are to be handed over to the librarian on duty when entering any reading room.

The holder of the library pass is eligible for the services and should keep the regulations of the library.

Transfer of library pass to other person can be accepted in exceptional cases only.

Lost passes shall be reported to the library. The cost of replacement is to be paid by the holder.

More information and the current fees for the library membership can be read in the Terms of using library services and under the Fees & Charges of BME OMIKK, respectively.

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Opening Hours


Workdays: 8:00-20:00

The Community room will be closed on 20th February from 4 pm


Postal address
elerhetosegek mailBudafoki út 4-6.
Budapest, Hungary

P.O.Box 91
Budapest, Hungary

elerhetosegek tel+36 1 463-3534, 463-1069
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elerhetosegek tel+36 1 463-1790, 463-1152
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elerhetosegek mailMűegyetem rkp. 3.
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