Musik-Akademie Basel
Vera Oeri Bibliothek


Thanks to its close links with the City of Basel Music School, the FHNW Academy of Music and the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, the library of the Academy of Music now boasts the largest music collection in Switzerland. Its holdings encompass a broad range of music-related books and other resources: from early to contemporary music, right up to and including critical editions and specialised teaching literature. The library also has its own audio and copy centre, as well as some 60 workspaces. All of its holdings are indexed in the Basel-Bern IDS catalogue.


New library catalog from 07.12.
On 7 December 2020, we will switch to swisscovery, a catalogue shared for the first time throughout Switzerland by 475 university libraries. Some of the changes will be far-reaching. To this end, we will provide information through various channels. The University Library of Basel has launched a website for this purpose, which will be updated on an ongoing basis. More

Partial opening
The library remains restricted in use due to the current COVID-19 protection concept. Face masks are compulsory on the entire MAB campus. It is still indispensable to observe the distance of 1.5 meters, to disinfect the hands and to provide the contact data (contact tracing). Only a reduced number of public work stations is available, also the use of the copy center is limited. More


Monday: 11 am – 7 pm
Tuesday – Friday: 11 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 11 am – 4 pm

The library remains closed on Sundays and public holidays and during the Christmas and summer holidays.



Musik-Akademie Basel
Vera Oeri-Bibliothek
Leonhardsstrasse 6
CH-4051 Basel

T     +41 61 264 57 55
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