Libraries on campus

Libraries are essential for your studies and both goldmines of information and peaceful places to work.

The Dorigny campus is home to two Cantonal and University Library (BCUL) sites: the famous “Banana” (a general library in the Unithèque building) and another in the Internef building, specialising in law and economics.

A third site on the Hospital campus is for medical students: the Lausanne University Medical Library (BiUM-CHUV).

The following specialised collections are part of Lausanne's university libraries, all of which are accessible to the public (NOTE: only the BIHM CHUV-UNIL offers work places):

Library of the Institute of Humanities in Medicine (BiHM CHUV-UNIL)

Specialisations : history, sociology, philosophy and anthropology of medicine; medical ethics; spirituality; medicine and art

Lausanne University Medical Library - Cery (BiUM-Cery)

Specialisations : psychiatry and mental health

Library of Earth Sciences (iSTE)

Specialisations: geology, palaeontology, mineralogy, geochemistry, geophysics, soil science, biogeosciences and botany

Library of Unisanté

Specialisations: public health and occupational health

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