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University Library Zurich

UB Educational Science (FRE)

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Summer Opening Hours

From Monday, 1 July, to Friday, 30 August 2024, the location will be open from 9:00am to 1:00pm.


Book a Study Space

Study spaces can be reserved via booked:

We also offer study spaces that can be used without prior reservation.


Information about the Location (FRE-E-27A)

The UB Erziehungswissenschaft provides infrastructure and access to resources for students and supplies researchers with academic literature. In addition to source materials, this includes the most important reference works, bibliographies and handbooks for the study of educational science, as well as monographs, journals and periodicals.


According to an in-house classification system, letters are assigned to each field within Educational Science.
Classification of authors (PDF, 145 KB) (German only)
Classification of library holdings (PDF, 99 KB) (German only)
The holdings of the Department of Teaching Diploma for Upper Secondary Education as well as for Vocational Education are arranged according to the Regensburger Verbundklassifikation (RVK).
Regensburger Verbundklassifikation (German only)

Shelf plan

The shelf plan (PDF, 344 KB) gives you an overview where you find which call number.

Media Collection

The Institute's media collection (DVDs, CD-ROMs) includes over 800 titles. The collection is open to everyone with a library card and who respects the lending terms and conditions. Items can be borrowed in the library. It is possible to watch films in the library.

Test Archive

The Test Archive collects and documents diagnostic instruments. It contains over 300 tests, which can be borrowed by students, researchers and teachers of the University of Zurich and the Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik (HfH). Exceptions are possible.

Borrowing of tests is mainly for information and study purposes. Use and reproduction of test parts is not permitted due to copyright reasons. Test are available for viewing only.

Items can be borrowed in the library. The loan period is two weeks and can be extended.

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Subject Information

Subject related support with information about resources, courses, tutorials and experts can be found here:

Book Returns

Books can be returned in the book returns box to the right of the library entrance during the opening hours of the FRE building. Please note that returned items will be checked out on your library account on the following day (check loan period).

LLBM Collection

The Upper Secondary Education (Lehrerinnen- und Lehrerbildung Maturitätsschulen LLBM) collection is located at Kantonsschulstrasse 3 (KAB) and can be used on the premises.