Locations & Opening Hours

Regular Opening Hours

  Main Library – Medicine Careum** Main Library – Science** Main Library – Study Center*
Monday 8am - 8pm 8am - 8pm 7am - 12pm
Tuesday 8am - 8pm 8am - 8pm 7am - 12pm
Wednesday 8am - 8pm 8am - 8pm 7am - 12pm
Thursday 8am - 8pm 8am - 8pm 7am - 12pm
Friday 8am - 8pm 8am - 8pm 7am - 12pm
Saturday 8am - 4pm closed 7am - 12pm
Sunday closed closed 7am - 12pm

* Access only with validated UZH or ETH card

** Limited service at the following times:

- Monday to Friday, between 6pm and 8pm
- Saturday, between 8am and 11am

No consultations, no new registrations, lending only for users holding a valid library card for the NEBIS network.

Special Opening hours in April

Opening hours on Sechseläuten (local holiday) and on Easter holidays:


Main Library –
Medicine Careum

Main Library –

Monday, April 8 8am-8pm 8am-8pm
Thursday, April 18 8am-4pm 8am-4pm
Friday, April 19 closed closed
Saturday, April 20 closed closed
Monday, April 22 closed closed

The working area MediZone, which is reserved for medical students, and the Study Center of the Main Library will remain open during the Easter holidays. Access only with UZH Card or ETH card.

Special Access with UZH Card

  Daily Specific Regulations
Main Library – Medicine Careum  7am - 11pm Access to MediZone only for immatriculated students of the Faculty of Medicine.
Main Library – Science 7am - 12pm Access for members of institutes on the Irchel Campus
Application Form (PDF, 24 KB)

At semester changes on 1 August and 1 February, the UZH Card must be re-validated.