Opening Hours

Is the Library open today?


Starting Monday 8 June 2020, Monday to Friday, 9am - 8pm.

Due to the Covid-19 situation:

  • The Library is open for the Graduate Institute community only (students, staff, and researchers). The Graduate Institute student/staff card is required to enter the building
  • Access is limited in order to observe social distancing in all parts of the Library
  • The Davis lounge, the computer lab and the group study bubbles remain closed

External users are able to return books by checking in at the Reception (use the intercom at the entrance of Petal 1), Monday to Friday, 9am - 4pm



Public Holidays

  • Friday 10 April and Monday 13 April (Easter Friday/Monday)

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

  • Thursday 21 May (Ascension)
    Graduate Institute community only

  • Monday 1 June (Pentecost or Whit Monday)
    Graduate Institute community only

  • Sunday 1 August (Swiss National Day)

  • Thursday 10 September (Jeûne Genevois)

Find us

The Library is located in the Maison de la paix:

Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland

Access by public transportation: