About us

Portrait BiG

The Library Am Guisanplatz BiG is responsible for providing the Federal Administration and Armed Forces with information. Its varied collections and wide range of services are also available to the...

Working at the BiG

The Library Am Guisanplatz BiG promotes an active personnel policy. Through targeted training and further education, BiG offers its employees career prospects.


The BiG is an institution of the General Secretariat of the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS).

Training at the BiG

The BiG is engaged in training in the field of «information und documentation», which addresses the past, the present and the future, and offers a variety of training options.

Opening hours and location

Access to main building, customer parking and lending: Monday to Friday 08.30 to 11.00