The UB Law is a reference library with restricted lending. Only employees of the Faculty of Law and postgraduate students with a personally assigned long-term study space receive the authorization to borrow titles from the UB Law collection.
PhD students in law can apply for a long-term study space.
The information desk is located on the raised ground floor. It is open from Monday to Friday, 10 am - 12 am and 2 pm - 4 pm.
At the information desk you can ask for general information as well as questions about the collection and research strategies. Students may contact the information desk to reclaim borrowed documents.
Locker keys can be borrowed on site. The following rules apply:
Do you want to get to know the location and its services in an uncomplicated way? We offer a short guided tour for new users, in which we explain everything you might need for your everyday library life: From booking a study space to operating the copy machines to research options, everything is included. Please register by e-mail with a desired date and time and indicate to which target group you belong (students, assistants, doctoral students, external users).
The collection includes approximately 230'000 books and 600 subscribed periodicals and series. The field of collection includes mainly the national law, the law of neighboring countries (Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Liechtenstein) as well as the Anglo-American legal systems (USA, Great Britain). Publications on Swiss law are acquired as completely as possible. A separate study library, called BASIS, covers the needs of law students for current study literature.