Documentation Centres in Geneva

Here is non-exhaustive list of libraries and documentation places in Geneva. To view these on a map, visit the Guide to Geneva.

  • doCip (Indigenous Peoples' Center for Documentation, Research and Information)

    Topics: indigenous documents.
    Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am-6pm.

    Access and contact details:
    14, avenue de Trembley
    1209 Geneva
    Switzerland

    Tel: +41 22 740 3433
    Fax: +41 22 740 3454
    Website

  • Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

    Topics: human rights issues and training documents.
    PC access
    Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am-12:30pm and 2pm-5pm.

    Access and contact details:
    Palais Wilson
    52 rue des Pâquis
    1201 Geneva
    Switzerland

    Tel: +41 22 928 9790
    Fax: +41 22 928 9065
    Website

  • International Environment House (IEH)

    Topics: chemicals, endangered species, hazardous wastes, climate change, desertification, human settlements, Agenda 21.
    PC access
    Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.

    Access and contact details:
    International Environment House 1
    11-13 Chemin des Anémones
    1219 Chatelaine
    Geneva
    Switzerland

    Tel: +41 22 917 8619
    Fax: +41 22 797 3464
    Website

  • European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)

    Topics: Physics documents, journals, theses.
    PC access
    Opening hours: 24/7 every day of the year

    Access and contact details:
    European Organization for Nuclear Research CERN
    1211 Geneva 23
    Switzerland

    Tel: +41 22 767 2444
    Fax: +41 22 767 2860
    Website

  • International Labour Organization (ILO)

    Topics: Economic and social.
    PC access
    Opening hours: Mondays 10:30am-5pm, Tuesday through Friday 10am-5pm. Open 9am-6pm during International Labour Conference.

    Access and contact details:
    4 route des Morillons
    1211 Geneva 22
    Switzerland

    Tel: +41 22 799 8682
    Fax: +41 22 799 6516
    Website

  • World Trade Organisation (WTO)

    Topics: international trade, depository of GATT and WTO archives.
    PC access
    Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm. Closed on public holidays.

    Access and contact details:
    Centre William Rappard
    154 rue de Lausanne
    1211 Geneva 21
    Switzerland

    Tel: +41 22 739 5124
    Fax: +41 22 739 5795
    Website

  • World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

    Topics: various aspects of meteorology or related fields.
    PC access
    Opening hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-12pm, 2pm-4:30pm. Friday 9am-12pm, 2pm-4pm. Closed on public holidays.

    Access and contact details:
    7bis, avenue de la Paix
    1211 Geneva 2
    Switzerland

    Tel: +41 22 730 8111
    Fax: +41 22 730 8181
    Website

  • World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

    Topics: Intellectual property.
    PC access
    Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am-6pm.

    Access and contact details:
    35, chemin des Colombettes
    1211 Geneva 20
    Switzerland

    Tel: +41 22 338 8573
    Fax: +41 22 338 8590
    Website

  • World Health Organization (WHO)

    Topics: worldwide health, medical and development information resources.
    PC access
    Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am-12pm and 2pm-4pm.

    Access and contact details:
    Avenue Appia 20
    1211 Geneva 27

    Switzerland

    Tel: +41 22 791 2062
    Fax: +41 22 791 4150
    Website

  • International Telecommunication Union

    Topics: telecommunications and related topics, and history of ITU from 1865 to the present day.
    PC access
    Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.

    Access and contact details:
    Place des Nations
    1211 Geneva
    Switzerland

    Tel: +41 22 730 6900
    Fax: +41 22 730 5326
    Website

  • Faculté de sciences économiques et sociales

    Topics: Economic and Social Sciences
    PC access
    Opening hours: Monday to Friday 10am-1pm.

    Access and contact details:
    BVD du Pont-d'Arvre 4
    1211 Geneva
    Switzerland

    Tel: +41 22 379 80 16
    Fax: +41 22 379 99 19
    Website

  • Faculté de médecine

    Topics: Health
    PC access
    Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.

    Access and contact details:
    Rue Michel-Servet 1
    1211 Geneva
    Switzerland

    Tel: +41 22 37 95 111
    Website

  • Faculté de droit

    Topics: Rights
    PC access
    Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 9am-12:30pm. Thursday: 10ham-12:30pm / 2pm - 4pm

    Access and contact details:
    40, Boulevard du Pont-d'Arve
    1205 Geneva
    Switzerland

    Tel: +41 22 379 84 20
    Fax: +41 22 379 84 15
    Website

  • Faculté de psychologie et des sciences de l'éducation

    Topics: Psychology and Education.
    PC access
    Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.

    Access and contact details:
    40, boulevard du Pont-d'Arve
    1211 Geneva
    Switzerland

    Tel: +41 22 379 91 55
    Fax: +41 22 379 90 49
    Website

  • Centre universitaire d'écologie humaine et des sciences de l'environnement

    Topics: Environment
    PC access
    Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.

    Access and contact details:
    7, route de Drize
    1227 Geneva-Carouge
    Switzerland

    Tel: +41 22 37 90875
    Fax: +41 22 37 90860
    Website

  • Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

    Topics: International Relations, Development
    PC access
    Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.

    Access and contact details:
    Rue de Lausanne 132
    1211 Geneva
    Switzerland

    Tel: +41 22 908 57 00
    Fax: +41 22 908 57 10
    Website