Chemistry and Biochemistry

Opening hours

The Library of Chemistry and Biochemistry is a public academic sub-library of the University Library Bern (UB).

Most of the collections are freely accessible and borrowable (except for journals, textbooks and reference works).

The collection of the Library of Chemistry and Biochemistry contains specialist literature from the fields of chemistry, biochemistry and crystallography and is primarily geared towards the needs of the students and researchers of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry (DCB).


  • Around 50 reading places.
  • Four search points
  • Two computer workplaces
  • 24 lockers
  • The Library of Chemistry and Biochemistry is connected with the university network via WLAN.


The borrowing and usage terms are based on the Bern University Library Regulations. To be able to borrow items a user account is required.

Introductory sessions

Introductory sessions are offered as part of courses and on request.