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 - 5pm 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 1pm and 5pm

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

Special Opening hours in December/January

Opening Hours in December/January and during the exam preparation period:


Main Library –
Medicine Careum

Main Library –

Saturday, December 7 8am-8pm* 8am-8pm**
Sunday, December 8 closed 8am-8pm**
Saturday, December 14 8am-8pm* 8am-8pm**
Sunday, December 15 closed 8am-8pm**
Saturday, December 21 8am-8pm* 8am-8pm**
Sunday, December 22 closed 8am-8pm**
Monday, December 23 8am-8pm 8am-8pm
Tuesday, December 24 closed closed
Wednesday, December 25 closed closed
Thursday, December 26 closed closed
Friday, December 27 8am-8pm 8am-8pm
Saturday, December 28 8am-8pm* 8am-8pm
Sunday, December 29 closed 8am-8pm**
Monday, December 30 8am-8pm 8am-8pm
Tuesday, December 31 8am-4pm 8am-4pm
Wednesday, January 1 closed closed
Thursday, January 2 8am-8pm 8am-8pm**
Friday, January 3 8am-8pm 8am-8pm
Saturday, January 4 8am-8pm* 8am-8pm**
Sunday, January 5 closed 8am-8pm**
Saturday, January 11 8am-8pm* 8am-8pm**
Sunday, January 12 closed 8am-8pm**
Saturday, January 18 8am-8pm* 8am-8pm**
Sunday, January 19 8am-8pm 8am-8pm**

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

*Limited service of the Main Library – Medicine Careum on saturdays between 13 and 20 pm: No consultations, no new registrations, lending only for users holding a valid library card for the NEBIS network.

**Limited service of the Main Library – Science on weekends during the exam preparation period as well as Thursday, January 2: Media can be borrowed or the account can be viewed via the Self-Service Point.

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.