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University Library Zurich

UB Economics


Where to Find What?

What Study Spaces are Available?

There are around 70 study spaces in the UB Economics. UZH members can book study spaces via online tool: booked-UB

  • Vacant study spaces can be used at any time, but reservations take priority.
  • Not all study spaces can be reserved.

What Infrastructure Can I Use Here?

Item Collection and Returns

At the entrance area there is a self-checkout station, a shelf for picking up items and a book returns box.

A second book returns box is accessible during main building opening hours and is located by the staircase to the entrance (between KOL-G-203 and 204). The user account will not be cleared of the items until the next day open (note the loan period).



The following lockers are available:

  • 68 lockers (free of charge, 28 days loan, reservation possible via swisscovery)

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

Other Services

  • Daily newspapers
  • Conversation zone in the entrance area
  • Mini lounge

Information about the Location and Collection (KOL-H-303c)

The UB Economics is in the main building of the University of Zurich (KOL). Access to the location is on floor G via the staircase to the right of the main lecture hall (between KOL-G-203 and 204).

There are an open stacks and a closed stacks with about 75'000 mostly borrowable monographs and about 70 current journal titles. The collection basically covers the entire range of scientific textbooks and journals on modern economics.

Items from the closed stacks must be ordered via swisscovery (order deadline 1 day).

Weiterführende Informationen

Live Occupancy

Subject Information

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