Basisbibliothek Unitobler BTO

Basic study literature and media on the humanities, social sciences and theology

Opening hours


The Basisbibliothek Unitobler is part of the Unitobler Libraries

The BTO is open to the public. However, its services and collections are aimed at the needs of lecturers and students of the University of Bern.

For general information about infrastructure, borrowing and returning, courier, information and research assistance please visit the website of the Unitobler Libraries.



Interactive tour

​​​​​​​Interactive tour in German language of the Basisbibliothek Unitobler. Learn about our services and offers with the help of the free Actionbound app. The tour starts at the loans desk in the BTO and takes around 30 minutes.


Collections in the fields of humanities, social sciences and theology:

  • basic literature in all fields
  • film adaptations of literary works, documentaries, video recordings of theater productions
  • select fiction, mostly in translation
  • daily newspapers and magazines

All items are listed in the swisscovery Universtät und PH Bern online catalog.

Acquisition suggestion:

Is an important title missing in the library stock of the Basisbibliothek Unitobler BTO? Suggest it with this form.