EPFL Library



Welcome to the Library

Practical information

Located at the Rolex Learning Center, the EPFL Library offers advanced tailored services to EPFL members (students, researchers, professors). As a public library, collections are available for everyone interested.

Summer schedules
From July 8 to August 18, 2019, public services are provided at the Library desk from Monday to Friday, 12pm-6pm. At any other time: no registrations, no withdrawals of reserved documents, no loans of DVDs, clickers, consoles and video games. If you have any question, feel free to ask our assistants. They can answer directly or forward to librarians. Have a nice summer!


Customized services for students, researchers, faculty and visitors.

User account

Renew your loans and book documents from your user account.

BEAST catalog

Find the documents you are looking for among millions of references.


A wide range of profiled courses according to your needs and education level.


Books, ebooks, scientific journals, databases, standards, patents, maps, geo data, theses, video games, DVDs.


Tailored services according to your domain of study, research or teaching.

About us

Discover the team, the missions and the history of the Library.


Access to the Rolex Learning Center: 7am > midnight, 7/7
Services at the desks: 8am > 8pm, mon-fri
Hotline : 9am > noon - 2pm > 5pm, mon-fri

+ 41 21 693 21 56 - [email protected]

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