The ENSTA Paris library

The library of ENSTA Paris is open to all, upon registration. In addition to its documentary and educational resources, the library provides its users with a variety of spaces where they can consult books, work alone or in groups, relax, or reproduce documents.

Opening time

  • September to June: Monday to Friday, 8:10 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • During the school holidays: Monday to Thursday, 8.45 am to 5.30 pm; Friday, 8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Access conditions

The ENSTA Paris library is open to everyone.

For outsiders wishing to access the library, an access request must be made beforehand at To access the Multimedia Documentation Centre (CDM), you will be required to provide identification at the reception of the School.


The library is closed to the public. Your Multimedia Documentation Centre (CDM), however, continues to offer you its drive service (rental and return of documents by appointment). To do this, you are requested to contact the library at to arrange an appointment for the rental and/or return of your documents.

Reminder: documentary research is done via FOCUS. 

Rental conditions

The loan of documents (free registration on request) is reserved for the public of the University of Paris-Saclay.

Rental terms
Each reader can borrow 10 physical documents (including 2 DVDs) and 5 journals. 
The rental period is 4 weeks for books and journals, and 8 days for DVDs.

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