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University Library Zurich

The ZHAW University Library Zurich on the Toni Areal campus together with the Media and Information Centre (MIZ) of the ZHdK offer library services and a joint work, study and search area.

External view of the Toni Areal, home to University Library Zurich.

Opening hours

Regular opening hours

Monday to Friday 9 a.m.–7 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.–4 p.m.

Special opening hours

Summer opening hours Monday, 8 July to Saturday, 20 July 2019 Mon–Fri 10 a.m–4 p.m., Sat closed reference service on request
Summer closing Monday, 22 July to Saturday, 3 August 2019 closed
Summer opening hours Monday, 5 August to Saturday, 17 August 2019 Mon–Fri 10 a.m–4 p.m., Sat closed reference service on request

Using the media

Specialised areas

The University Library Zurich is a specialised library focussing on:

  • Applied Psychology
  • Social Work




    The Mapongo digital room information system shows you where to find what.

    The majority of the items in the holding are borrowable. Non-circulating items, which include the reference lists are clearly marked as “Präsenzbestand”.

    Using the infrastructure

    In the Library

    You will find a range of services and numerous working and study spaces spread over two floors.

    • Information desk
    • Reference service
    • Search stations 
    • Multifunctional device for printing, copying and scanning (for ZHAW members)
    • Self-service loans during opening hours
    • Self-service returns (ZHAW members 24/7)
    • Working and study spaces
    • Computer workstations (for ZHAW members)
    • WLAN Access (Wi-fi hotspots for external users)
    Armchairs in the University Library Zurich.
    Impressum: Betty Fleck, ©ZHdK

    Information for non-ZHAW members

    The search station is available for using our electronic resources. Please note that you can only save items on a personal USB stick.