Bibliothèque cantonale et universitaire – Lausanne, site Riponne
6, Place de la Riponne – CP
CH -1014 Lausanne
Access by public transport
Metro M2, Riponne – M. Béjart stop , Bus 1 and 2, rue Neuve stop, Bus 7 and 8, Riponne stop, Bus 16, Pierre Viret stop, Bus 60, Tunnel stop, Bus 4, 6 and 9, Bel-Air stop
Lausanne public transport (tl)
Bicycle parking nearby
Access for people with reduced mobility
By car from the motorway
Motorway A1 towards Lausanne-Vennes, then head for the city centre and follow signs to the Riponne car park
80 Work places
Recharge your computers, phones and tablets
A choice of over 140 titles from the Vaud, national and international press
To borrow or watch on site: ask at the desk for a DVD player
Swiss web archives
Explore the archives of over 800 historically significant websites about Switzerland on site.
A piano is available for you to work on scores or practice your scales.
Comics trip collection
Borrow our mangas and comics trips from the open shelves or request items from the stacks.
The kingdom of chance
Explore the hidden face of the library with a visit to the stacks, which are opened up twice a year.
Collections and heritage
Are you interested in literature, the human sciences, music or the canton of Vaud? Are you looking for information in a print or digital format, a place to read, work, relax, meet people or ask a question?
We offer you access to 2.4 million items available on the open shelves and from the stacks, as well as thousands of digital resources connected with the academic world, but also a wide range of digital novels, essays, dictionaries, press publications, practical works and much more.