Welcome to the English Department Library

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Location and Contact

Pestalozzistrasse 50, 8032 Zürich

Coordinating Librarian: ES Bibliothek Koordination/at/UZH@UZH

Service Desk: +41 44 6343675 

Library Offices: +41 44 6343677/78


New measures from September 20

Covid certificate and mask required for access to the department library

For more detailed information, please check the conronavirus measures page

Swisscovery and new library account registration

Swisscovery has replaced the previous library networks and research portals.

To use our library, you need to re-register.

For all necessary details on registration, background and new services, please check the information below.

PDF download (PDF, 143 KB)

Information on SWITCH edu-ID from UZH central IT services

Information on the most important changes on UZH News

Library Opening Hours


Updated Opening Hours

Monday-Friday 8:00-18:00 / service hours: 9:30-18:00


Study places are back to full capacity and do not need to be reserved. A limited number of study places can still be reserved in the booking tool by those who wish to do so.


Before visiting the library please consult the Corona measures page for the  updated information on safety measures.



Holiday Closings 2021




1 April 16.00 - 5 April

Sechseläuten 29 April from 12.00
May Day 1 May
Ascension 12 May 16.00 - 13 May

Whit Monday

24 May

Swiss National Holiday

1 August


13 September from 12.00

Christmas Holidays 24 December - 3 January