+41 61 207 31 00

Cornelia Eitel
Head of information services
+41 61 207 30 69

Lending service
+41 61 207 31 07

Simone Gloor
Head of user services
+41 61 207 17 96

+41 61 207 31 30

Manuscripts and old prints
Subject contacts

[Translate to English:] Auskunft
Questions about…

Borrowing, renewals and fees
Telephone: +41 61 20731 07

Catalogue, searching and ordering
Telephone: +41 61 207 31 00

[Translate to English:] Rauminformationssystem

Room information system

Here you will find the locations of media, rooms and service areas

Under subject areas you can find all available electronic media for the individual subject areas.

  • Help with using the open stacks is available from 08:00 to 17:00 at the lending desk, and from 17:00 to 19:00 and on Saturdays at the information centre. Both are on the 1st floor.
  • Users with impaired mobility can order the required items by email and we will place the items ready for collection at the lending desk. A collection notice will be sent. Alternatively, items can be ordered for collection at any courier library.
  • There is a ramp at the main entrance and a lift in the foyer.
  • A parking space for those with mobility issues is available (marked in yellow) in front of the building at Bernoullistrasse 28.

By tram

Tram no. 3 to Spalentor

By bus

Bus no. 30 to Spalentor or Bernoullianum

Mail address

Universitätsbibliothek Basel
Schönbeinstrasse 18-20
4056 Basel

Delivery of goods

For deliveries of goods please contact the caretaker at the University Main Library 2-3 hours before the delivery by phone on +41 61 207 31 77 or via email at