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External Users











External Users

  • University-level and graduate students (Secondary school students are not admitted)
  • University scholars or independent researchers
  • Members of the liberal arts professions (doctors, lawyers, economists, etc.)
  • Journalists
  • Librarians, documentalists, archivists


Registration of External Users
  • For registration, a valid passport or identiry card will be requested. Students are required, in addition, to present a valid student card
  • Once they have been initially admitted to the Palais and the Library, external users must complete and sign the following forms:
    1. Request for a user’s card
    2. Library agreement form to respect the rules and regulations of UNOG Library

    Forms can be obtained at the Loans Desk (Room B. 121) and must be taken to the Security and Safety Section (Pregny Gate) to receive a Library user badge.
  • Once expired, a new Library user badge must be requested.
  • The Library reserves the right to accept or deny external user privileges.

Library User Badge
  • The Library user badge must be worn visibly at all times
  • The Library user badge only entitles its bearer to access the Library, the cafeteria and public areas of the Palais des Nations. It does not entitle one to enter the conference rooms, delegate or press bars, nor office or administrative areas reserved for staff only.
  • Any abuse of the Library user badge will immediately be sanctioned by the temporary or definitive withdrawal of Library privileges.

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