Opening hours and access

Opening hours from 24th December 2018 to 6th January 2019

During the holiday season, the Library changes its opening hours as follows:

Withdrawal of documents ordered within the Nebis network:

The ETH Zurich Library will be closed from December 22nd, 2018 to January 2nd, 2019.
Please note that documents ordered within the NEBIS network during this period will not be sent out before January 3rd, 2019.

EPFL Library is open every day from Monday to Sunday from 7:00 to 24:00  (excluding 1st August and 25th December).

The librarians provide services to the public from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 20:00 :

  • help and support
  • registration
  • borrowing ordered / reserved documents
  • borrowing CDs and DVDs

Anybody who is registered at the Library, or in NEBIS, may borrow documents at any time by using the self-service loan stations (self-check). Documents  can be returned in returns boxes available in the Library.

Online collections (periodicals, ebooks and databases) are accessible remotely for EPFL members using VPN. External users can access these resources at the Library.

The Rolex Learning Center and the Library are accessible to limited mobility persons.

Postal address

Address for GPS

EPFL Bibliothèque
Rolex Learning Center
Station 20
CH-1015 Lausanne
Allée de Savoie
1024 Ecublens
then follow the road which leads to the parking lots
Coordinates : N 46.518394, E 6.568469

Audio tour in the Library

Are you a new comer or visiting the EPFL? Would you like to know more about the main services and collections of the Library? It is now possible to carry out an autonomous visit of the Library in audio-guided form, directly from your smartphone or tablet!

Follow the circuit of the eleven colorful flags on your own, by listening to the audio-guide commentary accessible through QR-codes distributed throughout the Library. Meet us at the welcome desk to start the tour and borrow headphones and a tablet.