Opening hours

Monday - Friday 10 am - 3 pm

The Department of Economics Library is open until further notice from Monday to Friday from 10 am - 3 pm. The library team is available at and during opening hours by telephone (+41 44 634 21 37).

  • Borrowing and returning books and general support are available on site.
  • UZH students are able to use study places in the library from Monday, 3rd of August 2020, onward provided they book a place on Booked before (two days in advance).
  • The coffee machine is, with adjustments, accessible again.
  • Books can be placed in the return box when the library is closed (location in floor G next to the lockers).
  • From 23rd June 2020 reminders/recalls and fees will be mailed again.
  • The following applies until 31st July 2020: UZH students and ECON members can order books and have them delivered home at no cost, articles and chapters can be ordered as a scan (over the Rechercheportal or by email). The normal costs will be charged after 1st August 2020.


Please note reduced opening hours below.

Other libraries that are open on weekends, during exam times, ...

Special opening hours

Summer break

Monday 13th July - Friday 14th August 2020
10 am - 3 pm

Extended opening hours spring semester 2020 are canceled due to coronavirus

4th May - 12th June 2020

Monday until Friday: 8 am - 9 pm


Wed/Thu, 20th/21st May 2020 (Ascension Day)

Monday, 1st June 2020 (Whitsun)

Extended opening hours
fall semester 2020

30th November 2020 - 15th January 2021
Monday until Friday: 8 am - 9 pm

24th December 2020 - 3rd January 2021 (Christmas Closing)

Reduced opening hours on the following holidays

Easter Holidays

Library is closed from 16.30 on Thursday,
9th April, until Monday, 13th April 2020

Local Holiday "Sechseläuten"

Monday, 20th April 2020:
library is closed from 13.00

May Day Holiday Friday, 1st May 2020
Ascension Day

Wednesday, 20th May: library is closed from 16.30 and all day Thursday, 21st May 2020

Whitsun Library is closed all day Monday,
1st June 2020

Library is closed from Thursday, 24th December 2020, until Sunday, 3rd January 2021