Fees

Lending Fees

Collection by the user   Free of charge
Postal delivery   CHF 12.- per item

Postal delivery to private or business address. Delivery addresses must be saved in the SWITCH edu-ID account.

Delivery of Copies (Delivery per Email or per Mail)

Method of ordering Costs
Deliveries from the UB and ZB Zürich* CHF 5.- per 20 p. of the original
Deliveries from SLSP libraries** CHF 5.- per 20 p. of the original
Deliveries from libraries abroad* CHF 8.- per 20 p. of the original
Extra charge for paper copies CHF 2.50 per 20 p. of the original

The prices apply to private individuals, libraries and public institutions. The fees for companies can be found in the fee appendix of the Rules and Regulations of the University Library Zurich

* for UZH researchers, lectures and employees free of charge (up to 50 pages)
** for UZH researchers, students, lectures and employees free of charge (up to CHF 50)
*** Standard rate. If the copies cannot bei obtained through established delivery channels, higher costs may apply. In this case, you will receive a cost estimate.

Interlibrary Loans

Method of ordering Costs Delivery times
from Swiss libraries CHF 12.- per item 1-2 weeks
from Europe (exkl. GB) CHF 24.- per item 2-5 weeks
from libraries worldwide (inkl. GB) from CHF 36.- per item 2-5 weeks

The prices apply to UZH members, private individuals, libraries and public institutions. The fees for companies can be found in the fee appendix of the Rules and Regulations of the University Library Zurich.

Overdue Notice Fees

In case of late return of media, fees will be charged:

Reminder level Deadline Costs
Recall / reminder 1 day after due date free of charge
1st overdue notice 7 days after due date CHF 5.- per item
2nd overdue notice 14 days after due date CHF 5.- per item
3rd overdue notice 21 days after due date CHF 10.- per item

Library fees will be billed monthly via SLSP per email invoice.

Requests for Research in Databases

Hourly fees CHF 50.- per half hour

The fee is charged per half hour or part thereof.

Other Fees

Type Costs
Lost items

CHF 30.- processing fee + acquisition costs

Damaged items Repair costs
Rental of long term lockers CHF 20.- per semester
Emptying of lockers CHF 10.- processing fee
Loss of locker keys according to UZH regulations

Courses (external client groups)

Externally conducted courses

CHF 150.- per lession (incl. preparation)

according to offer

Address enquiries CHF 20.-