The National Library of Technology (NTK) is the largest and the oldest library of science and technology literature in the Czech Republic, with a collection of over 1.5 million volumes. Its primary function is to provide specialized information resources and services to students, teachers, and researchers in the fields of engineering and applied sciences, as well as to educate members of the general public interested in technical information.
Housed in a modern, ecological building situated in the heart of the Dejvice engineering and technology campus, NTK provides an ideal environment for studying to students and scholars, with 1,322 places to study and 562 places to relax. The library offers individual and team study rooms, classrooms, self-service print/scan/copy services, an After Hours Study Room open whenever the library is closed, reference services. In addition, the library serves as a social and cultural center, with frequent lectures, educational tours, events, and exhibitions.
How to access National Library of Technology (NTK)
National Library of Technology
160 80 Praha 6 – Dejvice
NTK is between Thákurova, Studentská, Technická Streets and Fleming Square. Nearest stops are:
Dejvická (Metro A) – Get off at the Dejvická station and use the Šolínova/Vysoké školy exit
Lotyšská or Dejvická (Tram Stops)
Dejvická (Bus Stop)
Transport from the airport (Letiště Václava Havla)
Participants are asked to make their own travel arrangements. From the airport, NTK is comfortably reached by public transport or taxi.
The buses of the line 119 leave the Airport approximately every 10 minutes between 04:20 and 23:40 from bus stations at both Terminal 1 – exit F and Terminal 2 – exit E and takes you next to the entry to the metro. Then use metro line A (direction to Depo Hostivař) to the station Dejvická. The ride takes about 30 minutes. You have to buy the ticket before boarding the bus at ticket vending machines at 32 CZK. Do not forget stamping it immediately after boarding the bus.
We recommend you to call +420 14014 or +420 226 000 226 to get best fares. It takes about 20 minutes to arrive to NTK at about 300 – 400 CZK.
Transport from the Central Railway Station (Hlavní nádraží)
From the central station use metro – red line C in the direction of Háje; change in the station Muzeum to green line A (in the direction of ) and go to the station Dejvická. You have to buy the ticket for 24 CZK and validate the ticket at the validating machines before entering the metro.
Transport from the Bus Terminal (Florenc)
From the bus station Florenc use metro – red line C in the direction of Háje (or line B in the direction of Zličín); change in the station Muzeum (or Můstek if using line B) to green line A (in the direction of Nemocnice Motol) and go to the station Dejvická. You have to buy the ticket for 24 CZK and validate the ticket at the validating machines before entering the metro.