Use of the library is free of charge for schoolchildren, students, teachers, lecturers and staff at the City of Basel Music Academy, as well as for students at the FHNW, any other Swiss music academy and the Department of Musicology at the University of Basel.
All other users pay an annual fee of CHF 70, or CHF 2 per loan, per month.
To register, new users must present a valid ID at the library’s information desk. For holders of an IDS library pass, rights relating to the use of the Academy of Music library will be recorded on their existing user account. All other users will be issued with a new pass.
A lending fee of CHF 70 is charged for orchestra material, and CHF 40 for choir material.