Institute of Education Opening Hours

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Institute of Education Opening Hours

Institute of Education Opening Hours

Doors Open

  • Monday – Friday: 09:30–20:15
  • Saturday – Sunday: 11:00–17:00

Library Welcome Desk

  • Monday – Friday: 09:30–18:00

Library Help Point

  • Monday – Friday: 09:30–20:15
  • Saturday – Sunday: 11:00–17:00

Opening Hours

Spring Opening Hours
Library Doors Open

Monday –Friday                 08.30 – 23.30

Sat, Sun & Bank Hols:       09.30 – 20.30

Welcome Desk / Membership

(for new or renewal members)

Monday – Friday:               08.30 – 19.00

Saturday:                           09.30 – 17.00

Sunday & Bank Holiday:
No Membership service

Help Point Hours

(for personal, email & phone enquiries at 020 7612 6080 and ioe.lib-enquiries@ucl.ac.uk)

Monday – Friday:             10.45 – 19.00

Saturday:                          09.30 – 17.00

Sunday & Bank Holiday:
No phone or email enquiries

Institute of Education

The UCL Institute of Education (IOE) is the education school of University College London (UCL). It specialises in postgraduate study and research in the field of education and is one of UCL’s 11 constituent faculties. Prior to merging with UCL in 2014, it was a constituent college of the University of London. The IOE is ranked first in the world for education in the QS World University Rankings, and has been so every year since 2014.

The IOE is the largest education research body in the United Kingdom, with over 700 research students in the doctoral school. It also has the largest portfolio of postgraduate programmes in education in the UK, with approximately 4,000 students taking Master’s programmes, and a further 1,200 students on PGCE teacher-training courses. At any one time the IOE hosts over 100 research projects funded by Research Councils, government departments and other agencies.

The mission

UCL is London’s global university.

The vision

  • An outstanding institution, recognised as one of the world’s most advanced universities and valued highly by its community of staff, students, alumni, donors and partners and by the wider community;
  • Providing an outstanding education to students from across the globe that imparts the knowledge, wisdom and skills needed by them to thrive as global citizens;Committed to leadership in the advancement, dissemination and application of knowledge within and across disciplines;
  • Committed to achieving maximum positive social, environmental and economic benefit through its achievements in education, scholarship, research, discovery and collaboration;
  • Developing future generations of leaders in scholarship, research, the learned professions, the public sector, business and innovation;
  • Tackling global challenges with confidence;
  • As London’s global university, leading through collaboration across London and worldwide in the advancement of knowledge, research, opportunity and sustainable economic prosperity;
  • Operating ethically and at the highest standards of efficiency, and investing sufficiently today to sustain the vision for future generations.

Contact the IOE

Postal and visiting address

UCL Institute of Education
University College London
20 Bedford Way
London WC1H 0AL
United Kingdom