Self-Access Centre Hönggerberg

ETH Zurich / Heidi Hostettler

The Self-Access Centre provides media and advice on learning languages autonomously and together with others. There is also a varied programme (external link), including language get-togethers, learning workshops, book clubs or film and games nights. The Self-Access Centre is open to the public and based on a collaboration between ETH Library and the Language Center of UZH and ETH Zurich.


  • German as a foreign language
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish

Language courses available for borrowing in ETH Library's holdings


  • Comics
  • Learning material
  • Literature; easy readers
  • Language programmes
  • Language magazines
  • Reference works
  • Films (DVD)
  • Audiobooks
  • Games

Media in the Self-Access Center Hönggerberg

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  • All media can be borrowed or used on site.


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Address, contact, opening hours

Campus Hönggerberg
Stefano-Franscini-Platz 5
HIL E 2 (Architecture and Civil Engineering Library)

8093 Zurich
Site map (external link)

Mon–Fri 8.00–21.00
Special opening hours

Questions to loan and library services
+41 44 633 29 06

Technical responsibility
Dr Anna Dal Negro
Language Center of UZH and ETH Zurich
Head of Self-Access Centre

+41 44 633 20 50

Librarian responsibility

Dipl.-Ing. Markus Joachim
Head Information and Learning Environments