University dissertations

The Swiss National Library collects Swiss university dissertations. The collection reflects scientific research in Switzerland.

Jacob Burckhardt 1842
The NL also collects university publications. Here a work by Jacob Burckhardt from 1842.

Content and scope

  • Doctoral and post-doctoral theses submitted at universities in Switzerland
  • Does not include master’s or bachelor’s dissertations or other student research papers or copies of course material


Collection principles

  • Continual acquisition, including documents from the 18th and 19th centuries
  • Printed and digital formats


Research and access

  • Documents listed in Helveticat

Last modification 13.12.2018

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