Opening Hours

Mon., Tues., Thurs.

08.30-12.00 & 13.30-17.00

Wed., Fri. 08.30-12.00


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Swiss TPH, Library

Socinstr. 57, CH - 4051 Basel

Phone: +41 61 284 82 23

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Library and Documentation

The library of Swiss TPH is open to the public and offers literature and other media on Public Health, Epidemiology, Global Health, Travel and Tropical Medicine, as well as on Medical Parasitology and Biology of Infection.


Our offer

  • Reading room, 15 workstations with internet access

  • Access to the online catalogue and the online resources (databases, e-journals, e-books) of the University of Basel

  • About 80 current journals on natural sciences, medicine and public health. The latest issue of each journal is on display in the journals cabinet

  • More than 9000 monographs and theses. The books are arranged in subject order (National Library of Medicine Classification)

  • A bibliographic database with more than 8000 publications of Swiss TPH authors


Our rules

Books can generally be taken out on loan. Journals can only be consulted in the library or online. It is possible to make copies with our copying machine.

Library catalogue

All accessions, especially books and journals are catalogued in the online catalogue of Basel and Berne (Deutschschweizer Bibliotheksverbund IDS).