PhD theses and habilitations from UZH
We collect and archive PhD theses and habilitations from all faculties from the University of Zurich ( (Faculty of Philosophy only habilitations)
Research and borrowing
To search for specific PhD theses, habilitations and master’s theses from UZH you can use the Catalogue of university theses.
Master’s theses can only be borrowed for consultation in the ZB Zürich reading room. Theses from the last five years can only be consulted with the written consent of the author. Use this form to request consent.
Delivery to the Zentralbibliothek Zürich
The Zentralbibliothek Zürich accepts approved PhD theses and habilitations. Please note the Instructions for the required deposit copies of PhD Theses and Habilitations. Your work will be listed in the library catalogue once it has received final approval from the University of Zurich.
You can bring your mandatory copies in person and hand them over to Department Turicensia at the reception (opening hours: Mon–Fri, 8 am–5 pm) or send them by post to:
In both cases, please give us your current email address.
We do not accept master’s theses. These should be submitted direct to the relevant dean’s office in accordance with the deadlines and requirements laid down by the faculties.