UB History




Book a Study Space

Study spaces can be reserved via booked:


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

Borrow Lockers

The following lockers are available:

  • 132 lockers in KO2 floor G (free of charge, 28 days loan, reserve via swisscovery)
  • 48 lockers in KO2 floor H (free of charge, 28 days loan, reserve via swisscovery)

Locker keys can be borrowed at UB Philosophy (KOL-F-114).

Information about the Location (KO2-H-356; RAE-U-14)

Our collection comprises about 100,000 resources: source materials as well as the monographs, reference works, bibliographies, handbooks, atlases, printed journals, CD-ROMs, DVDs, maps, microfilms and microfiches that are most important for the study of history.


The collection of social and economic history consists of around 19,000 titles. Swiss social, cultural, political and economic history, and corporate publications and Festschriften are the main focus of the collection. In addition, books are acquired according to the respective research priorities, such as historical theory, history of science, knowledge, urban history, psychiatry, the Cold War era, history of experience and remembrance of war and violence, history of international law, humanitarianism, human rights, torture and trauma, financial and corporate history, and labor history.

Note on Social and Economic History

Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte







Resources can be ordered via swisscovery.