Welcome to the English Department Library

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Location and Contact

Pestalozzistrasse 50, 8032 Zürich

Service Desk: +41 44 6343675 

Library Offices: +41 44 6343677/78


Library closed due to Coronavirus Measures

The library and reading rooms are closed.

Members of the UZH can order books free of charge to their homes from 18 March.

Please place your book requests via email to by quoting


your full name and address

your library card number

the shelf number, title and author of the book


Due books need not be returned until the library reopens. There will be no fines during this period.


Please consult our website for current updates.

2020 Holiday Closings and Inventory Week




9 April 16.00 - 13 April

Sechseläuten 20 April from 12.00
May Day 1 May
Ascension 20 May 16.00 - 21 May

Whit Monday

1 June

Swiss National Holiday

1 August


14 September from 12.00

Christmas Holidays 24 December - 3 January 2021