Slovak Economic Library of the University of Economics in Bratislava has been designated as a European Documentation Centre (EDC) in 2014. EDC is a part of the Europe Direct Information Network set up by the European Commission and is open to any member of the public.

The mission of the EDC is to provide access to European Union information to higher education and local communities, and supporting teaching and research on the EU at the University.

EDC status entitles Library to receive one copy of most significant publications and documents of the EU issued by the Publications Office in Luxemburg free of charge.


Collection of EDC is located on the 4th Floor in the General Reading Room (on the left side from the Information Desk) and is available on the open shelves for reference and study.

It contains the official publications and documents of the institutions of the EU, such as general information and background material on the EU as well as a number of European Journals and statistical sources.

Details of the most items in the EDC are included in the Online Catalogue.

Opening hours

EDC material is accessible when the General Reading Room is open - see our opening hours for details.

Staff is normally available to help you during workdays from 09:00 - 15:00.

Useful links

European Sources Online (ESO)
An online database and information service which provides access to information on the institutions and activities of the European Union, the countries, regions and other international organisations of Europe, and on issues of importance to European researchers, citizens and stakeholders.
Guide (ppt)

Find-eR (before ECLAS)
Tool for searching the European Commission libraries print and electronic collections (some publications are freely available with the full text online)

Gateway to European Union

Portal to legal and juridical material

EU Open Data Portal          
The single point of free access to a growing range of data from the institutions and other bodies of the European Union

Online database of the Official Journal Supplement giving details of contracts and tenders

EU Whoiswho
Official directory of the EU

The Community Research and Development Service (includes contacts, news, partners, results)

European Youth Portal



European Documentation Centre

Viktor Fečkan

02/6729 1476