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 request scans and order books free of charge to their homes.

For detailed information on how to place your requests, please consult the Corona measures page.


The earlierst due date for all borrowed media has been set to June 8 (can be checked in your account in the Rechercheportal).
Until then, there will be no fines for the period of the lockdown.


To ES-staff members the library offers a scanning service for documents relevant for the preparation of their examinations. 


Please consult our Corona measures page 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