Opening Hours

Is the Library open today?

Because of the COVID situation, study places are exclusively reserved for the Graduate Institute community. Graduate Institute members are required to make their multiservice card visible at their study place.

Wearing a mask is mandatory at all times in the Library, including at study seats and in the bubbles.

Opening hours:
Monday-Friday: 8am-10pm (from 8pm, Graduate Institute community only)
Saturday-Sunday: 9am-7pm (Graduate Institute community only)

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: