You can pay with a debit card or with the most common credit cards (Visa, Visa Electron and MasterCard) in all library locations.

Cash is accepted only in the Main Library at Kaisa House.

RESERVATION FEES / BOOK €, VAT 0 %
Reservation fee for textbooks
(Reservations for non-textbooks are free of charge)
1.00
Fee for reservation that is not picked up
(Applies only for coursebooks to UH staff members)
2.00
OVERDUE FINES / LOAN €, VAT 0 %
Textbooks and mobile storage units 0.70/day
maximum 9.80 / loan
Short loans 2.00/day
maximum 28.00 / loan
Other books
(Does not apply to UH staff members)
0.30/day
maximum 4.20 / loan
SUSPENSION, COLLECTION, COMPENSATION €, VAT 0 %
Collection one month after the due date collection agency fees
Suspension of borrowing rights amount of unpaid fees exceeds 15.00 or
a loan is overdue more than 14 days
Compensation for lost or damaged items:
Acquisition cost of new material
minimum 80.00
Replacement for a lost library card 5.00
Compensation for a lost key 80.00 or as invoiced
One-picture advertisement HU and HUH / €, VAT 0 % * Other clients / €, inc. VAT 24 %
Opening fee, labour costs 31.00 143.00
Equipment costs / displaying the advertisement for six days ** 72.00 87.00
Total 103.00 230.00
Picture series or video HU and HUH / €, VAT 0 % * Other clients / €, inc. VAT 24 %
Opening fee, labour costs 36.00 193.00
Equipment costs / displaying the advertisement for six days ** 84.00 117.00
Total 120.00 310.00

* In addition to the internal net price, Helsinki University Hospital pays 24% VAT. University of Helsinki in-house clients follow the pricing under the “Other clients” category.
** Equipment costs can be calculated per day if the required period of displaying the advertisement is shorter or longer than six days.

SUPPLIES €, inc. VAT 24 %
Canvas bag 3.50
Plastic bag 0.50
Earplugs (1 pair) 1.00
Earplugs (2 pairs + case) 2.00
Corded earplugs, case with logo 3.00
Microfiber cloth 3.00

Helsinki University Library follows the guidelines of the University’s Facilities and Properties sector.

RENT FOR FACILITIES UH and HUH *
According to the internal price list of the Facilities and Properties sector
/ price group / € / hour, VAT 0 %
Other customers
According to the external price list of the Facilities and Properties sector
/ price group / € / hour, VAT 24 %
Kaisa house, meeting room 7062, 110 m2 (50 persons) A5 / 42.00 / hour A5 / 91.76 / hour
Kaisa house, group work room 2024, 32,3 m2 (12 persons) A1 / 16.00 / hour A1 / 42.16 / hour

* In addition to the internal net price, Helsinki University Hospital pays 24% VAT.

UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI OTHER CUSTOMERS
Pricing and loading printing balance: Unigrafia Print quota shop Pricing and loading printing balance: Print In City
Unigrafia printing card 5.00   
For other libraries Loan / €, VAT 0 % Article copy / €, VAT 0 %
From Helsinki University Library's collections 9.00 16.00
UH and HUH units and staff, UH grant researchers Loan / Article copy / €, VAT 0 %
From Helsinki University Library's collections free of charge as HUPS Service
From National Repository Library 0.00
From National Repository Library (sent in external mail) 15.00
From other libraries in Finland 18.00
From Nordic countries and the Baltic states 19.00 / 18.00
From other countries 28.00 / 18.00
Degree student, post-degree student * Loan / Article copy / €, VAT 0 %
From Helsinki University Library's collections 15.00
From National Repository Library 0.00
From National Repository Library (sent in external mail) 15.00
From other libraries in Finland 18.00
From Nordic countries and the Baltic states 19.00 / 180.00
From other countries 28.00 / 18.00
Other customers Loan / Article copy / €, VAT 0 %
From Helsinki University Library's collections 0.00 / 15.00
From other libraries in Finland, from National Repository Library 26.00 / 20.00
From Nordic countries and the Baltic states 19.00 / 18.00
From other countries 28.00 / 18.00
State, municipality, other government and non-profit organizations Loan / Article copy / €, VAT 0 %
From Helsinki University Library's collections 15.00 / 15.00
From other libraries in Finland, from National Repository Library 26.00 / 20.00
From Nordic countries and the Baltic states 29.00 / 18.00
From other countries 41.00 / 18.00
Companies and their Information Services, in-house companies at UH, other commercial customers Loan / Article copy / €, VAT 0 %
From Helsinki University Library's collections 0.00 / 18.00
From other libraries in Finland, from National Repository Library 33.00 / 25.00
From Nordic countries and the Baltic states 37.00 / 35.00
From other countries 52.00 / 35.00
Delivery abroad to all customer groups Loan / Article copy / €, VAT 0 %
From Helsinki University Library's collections 32.00 / 22.00
Express Delivery (if applicable) to all customer groups Loan / Article copy / €, VAT 0 %
  double the price

The fee of interlibrary loan is charged whether or not the loan is picked up by the customer. If the sending library charges a fee for reserving or renewing the loan, it will be charged from the customer based on the fee charged by the sending library. The customer is responsible for any fees charged for delayed, lost or destroyed material.

* Students, post-degree students and other persons in the Capital area will pick up the loans and documents from the library (€0). When picking up the interlibrary loans and documents in the library, any fees will be paid at the customer service desk. Payment methods: Cash in accepted only in the Main Library in Kaisa House. You can pay with a debit card or with the most common credit cards (Visa, Visa Electron and MasterCard) in all library locations.

As a rule, using the Helsinki University Library facilities as a shooting location for purposes other than media use is subject to a fee. Using the library facilities for filming and photo shoots is free when the customer is one of the University’s units or the Helsinki University Hospital.

UH and HUH / €, VAT 0 % Other clients / €, inc. VAT 24 %
Camera crew of one to two people
Rent for shooting location, base price *
150.00 per hour, hours not prorated *
Larger photography or film projects **
Rent for shooting location, base price
150.00 per hour, hours not prorated 
Library personnel costs, shooting arrangements 124.00 per hour, hours not prorated
Porter services, if required Priced according to the University of Helsinki Property Services Ltd price list

* Without permission, you may film or take photographs of the library buildings and premises only for personal use. For other purposes, productions photographed or filmed alone or with one model or interviewee are subject to the base price.
** Film and television productions, advertisement shoots and any other crews of three or more persons. 

Further information on pricing: hulib-viestinta@helsinki.fi

EXPERT SERVICES UH and HUH units and staff, degree students and post-degree students / €, VAT 0 % Other customers / €
Information specialist's work / starting hour 60.00 100.00, VAT 0 %
124.00, inc. VAT 24 % *
Open courses in information retrieval / person / starting hour 0.00 25.00, VAT 0 %
Customized courses for groups / starting hour 0.00 + Rent for premises ** 194.00, VAT 0 % + Rent for premises
according to the internal price list of the Facilities and Properties sector with VAT

* If the library specialist's work is related to a service on which VAT is charged (e.g. renting premises, using library location for photographing/filming, consulting), a 24 % VAT is added to the price for external customers and HUH. Extensive consultations are charged on occasion as projects or service contracts. University of Helsinki in-house companies are considered as other customers.
** If the customer books the premises through his / her own university unit, the library will not bill the customer for the rent.

SERVICE Description Price €, VAT 0 % / additional services
Licence for Medic database Finnish domestic database in Medicine and Health Sciences Available to FinELib consortia members through FinELib
Prices apply 2019-2020.
Read more about Medic database
Digital Repository Service Helda Digital Repository Service for researchers' publications, organizations' publication series, study materials and research data. Read more about Helda
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