Politics and Political Science

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Politics and Political Science

Consultation hours for literature research

Are you planning to write a term paper, bachelor's or master's thesis?

Our subject librarian in Politics and Political Science would be pleased to assist you in making full use of the resources of the University Library Bern:

  • Assistance in researching your topic
  • Using specialized databases
  • Help with search strategies

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The majority of our collection in politics and political science is housed in closed stack areas and can be requested through our online catalog swissbib Basel Bern. Open access holdings can be found in the following libraries:

vonRoll Library BvR

  • Basic literature for students
  • Literature for teaching and research from all subfields of political sciences
  • Reference works in the reading room

Münstergasse Library

  • Reference works in the reading room
  • Printed academic journals in the Schultheissensaal
  • Background information on short-term political events