Opening Hours

Is the Library open today?

Exams period, Monday 3 May to Friday 4 June:
Monday to Saturday, 8am-11pm
Sunday, 9am-7pm (Graduate Institute community only)

Monday to Friday, 8am-10pm
Saturday, 9am-7pm
Sunday, 9am-7pm (Graduate Institute community only)

  • As of April 26, the library is open to external users again 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

2021

  • Friday 1 January (New Year’s Day)
    closed

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

  • 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)
    closed

  • Thursday 9 September (Jeûne Genevois)
    closed

  • Saturday 25 December (Christmas Day)
    closed

  • Friday 31 December (Restoration of the Geneva Republic)
    closed

Find us

The Library is located in the Maison de la paix:

Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland

Access by public transportation: