The EPL Letterhouse (Library of Manipal Centre for European Studies, Dept of Philosophy, Dept of Languages) has earlier worked under the name Department of European Studies Library. The library was working at old TAPMI building from December 2009 to December 2018. Afterwards, the same has been shifted to new premises at Advanced Research Centre, Floor V, Behind MMMC, MAHE, Manipal. The library is extended in 93 square meter area. The library aims to acquire and disseminate the information resources on European Studies, Political Sciences, Economics, International Relations, Higher Education, Social Sciences, Philosophy (including Dvaita, Indian, Eastern, Western philosophy), History, Languages (including foreign languages like German, Japanese, Italian, Spanish, French). The library has a collection of more than 8000 books on European Studies, Philosophy and Languages as well.


The library will remain open from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (except MAHE holidays) for knowledge seekers. The library is automated with KOHA Library software; is fully air conditioned and Wi-Fi enabled.


Online Database:

  • SpringerLink
  • Scopus
  • Web-of-Science
  • ProQuest



Mr Anantha Rao KR

Librarian – Selection Grade

EPL Letterhouse (Library of MCES, DoP, DoL)

5th Floor, Advanced Research Centre, MAHE, Manipal – 576 104


Phone: 0820-2923096

Email: lib.des@manipal.edu / anantha.rao@manipal.edu