Library and Documentation Services

The library 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.

More than 9'000 books and theses registered in the swisscovery library catalogue.

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


We welcome suggestions for the purchase of books for the Library. For each book, please send us an email to including as many detail as possible.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the library is closed until further notice.
We offer a pick-up borrowing and return service. Please contact us via For borrowing books, search our catalogue and provide information on authors, title and call number (for example "TPH WC 750- 99") in your email.


New address as of 1 January 2022:
Swiss TPH Library
Kreuzstrasse 2
CH - 4123 Allschwil

+41 (0)61 284 88 99