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University Library Zurich

UB History


* Access with UZH Card also during opening hours of the Zoological Museum

Book a Study Space

Study spaces can be reserved via booked:


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

Some of the study spaces are reserved for students in the Department of History.


The following lockers are available:

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

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

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

UB History (KO2-H-356)

The location is in the main building, next to the Department of History. Together with the Zentralbibliothek Zürich, it provides students and researchers with the relevant literature. The collection comprises around 100'000 items. Most of the books can be borrowed at the self-checkout station. Reference works and the latest journal issues are available for use in the reading room.


Social and Economic History (RAE-U-14)

The collection contains around 19'000 items on social, cultural, political and economic history. It is housed in the building of the Research Centre for Social and Economic History (Rämistrasse 64). All items at the location are reference stock. Internal lending to employees is permitted.

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Subject Information

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Floor Plan Study Spaces (KO2-H-356)