UB German Studies & Nordic Language and Literature

Germanistik und Skandinavistik

 

 

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Study spaces can be reserved via booked:

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There are also study spaces available that can be used without prior booking.

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Book Shelf

For more extensive work, three books can be borrowed from the UB German Studies & Nordic Language and Literature to a dedicated book shelf.

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Group Study Room

The Parlatorium can be used for group work. If you would like to hold a workshop in it, please contact us at germanistik@ub.uzh.ch or directly at the info desk.

Information about the Location (SOD-U-29)

Literature

The literature section of the library mainly collects primary literature by German-language authors. The associated secondary literature is also taken into account. The majority of the works are from the 19th and 20th century. Another focus of the collection is the field of literary theory.

Linguistics

The linguistics section of the library contains research literature on numerous topics in German linguistics and its neighboring disciplines. Different generations of teachers have shaped the collection with their various research priorities. Certain areas are very well represented and have been maintained since the founding of the library in the 19th century.

Nordic Languages & Literature

The library of Nordic Language and Literature is one of the largest Nordic studies libraries in the German-speaking world. Literature on almost every aspect of Nordic literary and intellectual history, linguistics, and medieval studies can be found here. One focus is on Nordic primary and secondary literature.

The medieval section, with all relevant literature on Runic Lore, Edda texts, Skaldic poetry, saga literature, as well as spiritual and academic prose texts, also makes a large part of the collection.

Dutch Studies

For more information on the field of Dutch Studies, see Collections and Special Collections.

 

The following lockers are available:

  • 19 long-term lockers (CHF 20.00, 6 months loan)
  • 105 lockers (free of charge, 28 days loan)
  • 31 day lockers (free of charge)