Opening Hours and Closures

Regular Opening Hours

Our libraries are usually open between 9:00am and 5:00pm. Individual opening hours can be found at Locations.

 

UB Study Center Irchel and UB Business Administration Study Room are open daily from 7:00am till 12 midnight.

  • Access UB Study Center Irchel: only with UZH Card ETH Card
  • Access UB Business Administration Study Room: after 7:00pm and at weekends only with UZH Card

Summer Opening Hours: 18 Juli till 4 September 2022

The following UB locations have reduced summer opening hours or are closed from Monday, 18 July till Sunday 4 September 2022.

Location Summer Opening Hours
UB Asian and Oriental Studies (RAA) 9:00am-1:00pm
UB Business Administration

9:00am-1:00pm: Open and staffed.

1:00pm-8:00pm: Access with UZH Card.

UB Economics closed *
UB Educational Science (FRE) 9:00am-1:00pm
UB English Literature and Linguistics closed * / **
UB Popular Culture Studies & Film Studies 9:00am-1:00pm
UB Romance Language and Literature 9:00am-5:00pm
UB Slavonic Studies, General and Comparative Literature & Comparative Language Science closed * / ***

* Books from closed locations can be ordered for collection at other UB-ZB Courier locations. The book returns boxes are emptied regularly.

** UB English Literature and Linguistics: The premises of the location English Literature and Linguistics of UB Zurich are closed to the public. Members of the English Department can use the premises for individual research, to borrow books via self-checkout and to use the study spaces in the reading room.

*** UB Slavonic Studies, General and Comparative Literature & Comparative Language Science:
Institute members with keys have access to these closed locations and can borrow the books via self-checkout.

 

All other locations  UB-Locations remain open at regular hours.

Closures and Holidays

UB locations are closed on these public holidays:

Date Holiday Exceptions
Thur, 14.04.2022, from 4:00pm Maundy Thursday  
Fri, 15.04.2022 Good Friday  
Sat, 16.04.2022 Holy Saturday  
Sun, 17.04.2022 Easter  
Mon, 18.04.2022 Easter Monday

open 9:00am-5:00pm:
UB German Studies & Nordic Language and Literature

Mon, 25.04.2022 Sechseläuten

Open all day:

UB Educational Science (FRE)

UB German Studies & Nordic Language and Literature
UB Medicine Careum

UB Sciences

UB Psychology

UB Romance Language and Literature

Sun, 01.05.2022 Labor Day  
Wed, 25.05.2022, from 4:00pm Eve of Ascension Day

Open all day:

UB Medicine Careum

UB Sciences

Thur, 26.05.2022 Ascension Day

Open all day:

UB Sciences

Sun, 05.06.2022 Whit Sunday

Open all day:

UB Sciences

Mon, 06.06.2022 Whit Monday

Open all day:

UB Sciences

Open 9:00am-5:00pm:

UB German Studies & Nordic Language and Literature

Mon, 01.08.2022 Swiss National Day

 

Mo, 12.09.2022 Knabenschiessen

Open all day:

UB Educational Science (FRE)

UB German Studies & Nordic Language and Literature

UB Romance Language and Literature

Sat, 24.12.2022 Christmas Eve  
Sun, 25.12.2022 Christmas  
Mon, 26.12.2022 Boxing Day

 

Mon, 27.- Fri, 30.12.2022  

Open all day:

UB German Studies & Nordic Language and Literature

UB Medicine Careum

UB Sciences

UB Law

Sat, 31.12.2022 New Years Eve

open till 4:00pm:

UB German Studies & Nordic Language and Literature

UB Law

Sun, 01.01.2023 New Year

 

Mon, 02.01.2023 Berchtoldstag

Open all day: 

UB German Studies & Nordic Language and Literature

UB Medicine Careum

UB Sciences

UB Law

For information about special closures of individual locations see Locations.