From 1.11.2021 until further notice:

UZH libraries accessible with certificate and mask.
Masks are only allowed to be taken off at the study spaces.
(Loan and return exempt from certificate requirement).


The MediZone in the basement of Main Library  – Medicine Careum is reserved exclusively for UZH medical students and is accessible with a validated UZH Card.

Monday to Sunday 7am-11pm

With Withdrawing from the University the access rights with UZH Card expire. This always takes place at the beginning of the new semester, on 1st August and 1st February.

Note for students in the final year

All students and doctoral students who want to use the Main Library as a place of learning are advised to register in due time. Applications for access cards must be sent by mail no later than June 30 to:

The application must also be accompanied by the exmatriculation certificate.