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Faculty of Law Centre for Legal History Research


The Old Law Library (AJB) at the Center for Research in Legal History has a considerable stock of legal works from the period since the 16th century, as well as relevant auxiliary literature, a collection of microfilms and digital copies of medieval legal manuscripts, and a stock of transcripts of legal lectures from the 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Opening hours

Please make an appointment to visit the Old Law Library.


On your agreed date, you will first report on site to the chair of Prof. Dr. Andreas Thier:

 → RAI H 111 (Secretariat) 

 → RAI H 123 (Assistance) 


Please bring an ID or your Legitimationskarte.

Contact details


Rechtswissenschaftliches Institut
Zentrum für rechtsgeschichtliche Forschung
Rämistrasse 74/48
8001 Zürich


Room RAI H 125
Tel. +41 44 634 30 34



Martin Kurz (wednesdays present)
Tel. +41 44 634 57 07