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How to use the Library loan service at the Graduate Institute

Coronavirus: information concerning the loan conditions

  • For Graduate Institute community members :  the Library is open Monday-Friday, 9am - 8pm
  • For Graduate Institute community members : check out  and check in (by using the drop box). Limited access to the Reading room
  • For external users : book returns are possible at the main Graduate Institute Reception Desk Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm. Please use the doorbell to call.
  • All fines were suspended until June 12, 2020
  • Do not hesitate to contact us.

The Library

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The Library welcomes everyone interested in its unique collection on international relations and development.

As a member of the Library, you can use the resources and services at any of the RERO (Library Network of Western Switzerland) librairies and register on the BibliOpass network.

Patron Folder

  • The patron card is needed to access the Library and use its services.
  • If you are a Graduate Institute student, please report any change of address to the Student service.

Parcel Address

Documents can be sent back by post to the following address:

Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies Library
Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2
CH-1202 Geneva