Opening Hours

Is the Library open today?

Exams session: 12- 20 June, extended opening hours:
Monday-Friday : 8h-23h
Saturday : 9h-23h
Sunday: 9h-19h (Graduate Institute Community)

  • The library is open to external users to borrow and return books.
  • Due to the COVID situation and the exam period, work places are exclusively reserved to the Graduate Institute community with control of multi-service cards.
  • Wearing a mask is mandatory at all times in the Library, including at study seats and in the bubbles.

Public Holidays


  • Friday 1 January (New Year’s Day)

  • Friday 2 April and Monday 5 April (Easter Friday/Monday)

  • Saturday 1 May (Labour Day)
    Graduate Institute community only

  • Thursday 13 May (Ascension)
    Graduate Institute community only

  • Monday 24 May (Pentecost or Whit Monday)
    Graduate Institute community only

  • Sunday 1 August (Swiss National Day)

  • Thursday 9 September (Jeûne Genevois)

  • Saturday 25 December (Christmas Day)

  • Friday 31 December (Restoration of the Geneva Republic)

Find us

The Library is located in the Maison de la paix:

Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland

Access by public transportation: