The European School of Physiotherapy is located in a modern building along with three other associated Dutch health science programmes: Occupational Therapy, Exercise Therapy and Nursing. Besides the ESP there is the Dutch Physiotherapy School with over a 1,000 students located in the same building. Next door is the Academic Medical Center Hospital (AMC). The AMC is associated to the Amsterdam Faculty of Health.
Our library offers a wide range of resources in the field of health care. It houses books, journals and DVD's with specialised information from in the medical and associate health science fields. The collection also includes copies of prescribed textbooks and anatomic models.
In addition to printed information sources, the digital library offers databases like Science Direct and PubMed, online journals and other online resources. The digital library can be accessed in school or at home, using your password. Through the online catalogue you can not only find all materials from the collection, you can use it to reserve items or extend the loan period yourself. The librarians offer training (to groups or individually) in the use of digital resources.
The library has a separate silent study area. As a student you can visit other libraries in Amsterdam, such as the libraries of the two medical schools. Your student card allows you to borrow books or other items from every HvA-library and every UVA-library (University of Amsterdam). When needed books from other libraries can be requested for loan.