Terms for Reopening

by Reto Ulrich

Our library will re-open for the public on the 12th May 2020. The number of visitors is limited to 4 at a time, and they must observe the rules regarding distancing and hygiene:
– Anyone who is not feeling completely well is asked to stay at home
– Access ONLY via the staircase (the elevator is for residents only!)
– Washing or disinfecting your hands at arrival is mandatory
– Only use the visitors’ lavatory (which are cleaned regularly)
– Keep a distance of 2 meters to everyone


For research requests concerning our archives, please get in touch with our archive team (archive@baslerafrika.ch) for appointments after the 12th May 2020.


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Opening Hours

Tuesday – Friday
10am – 1pm and
2pm – 5pm.
For access to special collections please make an appointment.


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