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Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

Library

Library Type: Academic
Address: P.O. Box 76 CH-1211 Geneva 21
Voie Creuse 16, CH 1202 Geneva

Switzerland
Chief Librarian/Director: Yves Corpataux
African Specialist:  - -, -
Telephone: +41 22 908 58 88
Web address: http://graduateinstitute.ch/library
Catalogue Address: http://opac.rero.ch/ge
Description of Library: The Library specialises in international relations and development in an interdisciplinary manner (law, history, political science, social sciences, economics, etc.).

Domains covered are international law and international organisations, international security, peace and conflict prevention, development economics and development aid, human rights, international migrations, international commercial relations and WTO, gender studies and applied sciences in developing countries (agronomy, public health and environment).

Africa is an integral part of its collections, which are all on open access

Disciplines covered: Agriculture
Anthropology
Built Environment or Planning
Development Studies
Economic and/or Social History
Economics and Econometrics
Education
Gender
Geography
History
Law
Politics and International Studies
Sociology and Demography
Countries covered: Algeria
Anglophone
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cameroon
Cape Verde
Central Africa
Central African Republic
Congo (Brazzaville)
Congo (Kinshasa)
East Africa
Eastern Africa
Egypt
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
Ethiopia
Francophone
Gabon
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Ivory Coast
Kenya
Lesotho
Liberia
Libya
Mahgreb
Malagasy (Madagascar)
Malawi
Mauritania
Morocco
Mozambique
Namibia
Niger
Nigeria
North Africa
Rwanda
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Somalia
Somaliland
South Africa
Southern Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Sudan
Swaziland
Tanzania
The Gambia
Togo
Tunisia
Uganda
West Africa
Zambia
Zimbabwe
Special Collections: -
Collection Size: Books:30000
Journals:400
Newspapers:0
Maps:0
Music:0
Films:1000
Photographs:0
Collection Start: Since 1961 when the library of the former Graduate Institute in Development Studies was founded.

A certain amount of material published earlier is available.

Access and opening hours: Situated closed to the international organisations in Geneva, the Library is open to all persons interested in international relations and/or development.

Opening hours: Monday – Friday, 9 am – 10 pm / Saturday, 9 am – 7 pm. Further information is on the Library website

Publications and databases on African collections produced by the Library: None

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