La BULAC vue de la rue des Grands Moulins, de nuit

Who are we?

BULAC's primary mission is to create relevant and strong collections of books and documents, mainly in vernacular languages, relevant to the languages and civilisations of the Balkans, Central and Eastern Europe, the Maghreb, the Near East, the Middle East, Central Asia...

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How to come to the library?

The library is delighted to welcome you!

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The BULAC's collections give access to a wide range of resources for each geographical area: Africa, Middle East, Maghreb and Central Asia, Balkans, Central and Eastern Europe, Asia, America and Greenland, Pacific Oceania.

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General Conditions of Purchase

These General Conditions of Purchase are intended to provide the framework of the contractual relations between the Bibliothèque universitaire des langues et civilisations (BULAC).

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How to find a document?

The BULAC has a multi-script catalog, which allows you to search in the alphabet of your choice.

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Digital resources

The digital collections of the BULAC reflect the wealth and diversity of our heritage holdings from all over the world and bring together documents chosen from among the library's most precious holdings—ancient prints, manuscripts, engravings, periodicals, etc.