Mobility for Information + Documentation professionals


The Swiss Education Delegation Information and Documentation participate indirectly at the "European mobility", Vocational education and training programme. The mobility programme is open to holders of a Federal VET[1] Diploma in information and documentation (Fachfrau/mann Information und Dokumentation EFZ). The project is supported by Movetia.

 [1] Vocational Education Training Diploma not older than 1 year



Today we had the first meeting between our two participents for the internship at the University Library of Malta


We have four open internships at the University Library of MaltaThe deadline for applications is the end of October. 


At the moment we are in negotiations with the University Library of Malta, it is looking good that internships in Malta will be possible. Please contact us if you have any questions. 

Zudem werden wir gerne wieder Praktikumsplätze in Deutschland organisieren. Meldet Euch einfach bei uns. 

16. February 2021

Unfortunately, it is still unclear whether we will be able to offer mobilities in 2021. But if you want to get an idea of what an internship in the time of COVID-19 can look like, you are welcome to read Silvana's report

21. October 2020

Due to Covid-19 we have decided with a heavy heart to cancel our upcoming stays abroad and not to plan any further stays for the time being.

We hope to resume our activities as soon as possible. If you are interested in a stay, please send us an email and we will contact you as the situation allows us to plan again.

14. September 2020

Due to COVID-19 Alina Burri, Julia Kurzen and Silvana Anken wont' be able to start their insternships as planed. They'll have to self-isolate for two weeks first. 

12. September 2020

Alina Burri's Blog "Alina in Edinburgh" is now online - please feel free to have a wee look. 

1. September 2020

Lara Oetiker starte her Blog about her internship at Magdalen College Libraries in Oxford - have a look.

May 2020

Elena Fuchs submitted us "A swiss librarian goes to Wales" and see the pictures in the Gallery.

16. March 2020

Update Movetia Corona COVID-19

15. March 2020

We had to cancel some mobilities because Corona COVID-19. Stay healthy.

28. February 2020

Sabine Käser visted libraries in the Netherland and Scottland. Read her astonishing report

26. February 2020

Paula's Oxford Guide is uploaded.

18. February 2020

Marteena starts her blog. Read her first post.

14. Februar 2020

Sabine Käser (Gosteli-Stiftung) besucht als Berufsbildnerin unser Partnerbibliothek in Glasgow, mit einem Zwischenhalt in Amerstam. (Check the Gallery).


Offizielle Übergabe der Projektleitung an Nina Grossenbacher und Dominik Sievi. (Gallery)


Romane Martin starts tomorrow in the Wycliffe Library. Follow her on Instagram here.

Sarah Kistler (CH-Berufsbildnerin) ist in den Bibliotheken in Erfurt und in Weimar.


Close of application at the 5th of January 2020. Further information in: German  or  French   for 2020/2021.


Movetia put us on their News

10.11. 2019

A new post in Dominic Rauchegger's Blog.

1. 11.2019

Michael Kull's Bericht in der Anna Segher's Bibliothek in Berlin, ist hier


Lydia Koglin from the Leibniz Institute for Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) visits several libraries in Zurich


Check the new posts from Sandrine and Adrian

Beeing in Oxford Nina Grossenbacher and Britta Biedermann are visiting the intern Yannik Santos and Paula Lindner. Paula did a fantastic Library map we were impressed.  Check the gallery for the new pictures.


Anabel Fernandez Moreno our collegue from Sevilla visit Bibliomedia Solothurn, FH Brugg Windisch, St. Gallen, Zürich and Lucerne.  On her first day Franziska Baetcke from Bibliomedia welcome her.  -> Gallery


Susanne Brügger from the Sozialarchive in Zurich visits Oxford and the Womens Library in Glasgow. Our first Library training teacher attend the programm.


Yannik and Nora started in Oxford. Check their picture from the first day in the Gallery.


Michael Kull startet heute in Berlin, Bibliothek Lichtenberg.

30.7. 2019
Meeting with the next intern and the last years intern.

Praktikumsbericht von Jana Herfort aus Hamburg ist eingetroffen.

23.5.2019 Kick-off

Today we were at the Kick-off for the next project term. Yes we got the funding!


Wir begrüssen Herrn K-D. Papke von der Ärztebibliothek in Hamburg. Erster Stopp das Infozentrum ETH.

Bilder in der Gallery.

We welcome two librarians from the Oxford Bodleian Libraries: Sarah Wilson and Barbara Posner (check the Gallery for photos). Meet the last years intern and meet the next years intern. They have a workprogramm in Lucerne, Winterthur and St. Gallen.


Today the Gosteli Stiftung welcomed Wendy Kirk from Glasgow Womens Library.
Her tweet://


Louisa Yates from the Gladstone's Library meet next years intern Elena Fuchs in Luzern with Ursula Baumann from the HSLU. (see the picture in the gallery)


We welcome Wendy Kirk from the Glasgow Womens Library. She is already tweeting her library visits.



Dorit's latest post about books, libraries and Oxford

An article about the Gladstone's Library.

Jana Herfort aus den Bücherhallen Hamburg grüsst über Facebook aus ihrem Praktikum in Winterthur

7. 1.2019
Dorit starts in the Library of the St. Anthony's College. Follow her on Instagram:

22. December 2018
Close of application at the 5th of January 2019. Further information in: German  or  French   for   2019/2020

21. December 2018

Nearly all interns are back in Switzerland.  Read their last contributions with festive pictures on:

18. December 2018

Marie-Claude has posted new blog about christmas market at the childrens library in Sevilla

30. November  2018
Grosser Auftritt von Celestine / Great event in  Women's Library in Glasgow.

26. November 2018
Upload for next project year: check 2019-2020.
Welcoming two new partner libraries: Library of the University of Glasgow and the Library of Wycliffe Hall in Oxford.

25. and 26. October 2018
Visit and meetings in Glasgow. Check the gallery for the latest picture.

17. October 2018 News in several blogs and on instagram accounts.

Anny and Anne

Seraina                                                                                  Alexa



Marie-Claude                                                                                                   Tenzin, Jasmine und Sara

10. October 2018
A photo including our intern Joel from 2016 was used in the The Independent newspaper for an article about books loaned to MPs.

3. October 2018

New blogs from Anny and Anne in Oxford.

2. October 2018
Celestine started her blog. Follow her in the Women's Library in Glasgow

26. September 2018
Salome schreibt das Protokoll an der Vorstandsitzung des Verein Deutscher Bibliothekarinnen und Bibliothekaren. Salome attend the board meeting and writes the protocol.

20. September 2018

Read Marie-Claude's Blog from Sevilla in Spain.

17. September 2018

Follow Seraina at the Gladstone's Library on Instagram

16. September 2018
Check the lastest videos on instagram from Alexa in Oxford.

10. September 2018

Salome Riedi posted her blog. Read about the "Tomatenfisch" at the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries

6. September 2018

Anne and Anny started their blog

30. August 2018

Mit einem Referat über die Mobilität am Bibliothekskongress in Montreux 2018.

23. August 2018

Follow Alexa on Instagram the_short_librarian

14. August 2018
Check the Quiz: What Erasmus+ type are you?

6. August 2018

The interns blog in Hamburg. Hier bloggen die Praktikanten in Hamburg:

10. July 2018

Soon the next interns start their internship. See also the project year 2018-2019

June 2018

An interview with Britta Biedermann is published in the journal folio june 2018

28. May 2018

We received the funding from Movetia for the next project year 2018/2019. YES!
11 young professionals will have an internship in Sevilla (Spain), Oxford (UK), Gladstone's (Wales), Glasgow (Scotland), Berlin (D) and Hamburg (D).

19. Februar - 23. Februar 2018

Vorbereitende Besuche in Berlin und Hamburg. Wir haben neue Partnerbibliotheken:
Berlin: Leibniz Institut für Gewässerökologie und Binnenfischerei
Hamburg: GIGA, Bücherhallen und Ärztliche Zentralbibliothek
(Bilder in der Gallery)

14. January 2018

Libraries of Oxford: A guide written by Kerstin and Wulandari during her internship from August to December 2017.

5. January 2018

Closing for the application Mobility I+D 2018/2019.

13. Dezember 2017

The Glynne-Gladstone Archive is descibed in Sheila's blog.

13. Dezember 2017

The intern in Denmark leave their host libary with a smile and a heavy heart. The last blog from Jana and Silja.

1. Dezember 2017
Christmas in the library in Denmark. 2nd last blog.
Christmas in the library in Greece.

29. November 2017

Sheila works on a display in the Gladstone's Library. Read her latest post.

22. November 2017

IMS (Intelligent Material System) in Aalborg is described in the latest blog post from Denmark.

17. November 2017

23rd Panhellenic Academic Libraries Conference is being held at the AUTh library. Katarina posted some pictures on Instagram

13. November 2017

Sheila writes regular contributions to the Gladstone's Facebook webpage. She will create a new tab where she will link all the posts and tweets she created. Looking forward to see her posts.

13. November 2017

The graduating class 2018 get informed about the mobility-id project. Nina Höfliger talks about her internship at Hamburg Bücherhallen.

7. November 2017

A Bonfire Night from our intern in the Gladstone's Library

5. November 2017
The presentation from our incomings  Hannie and Jolanta is uploaded.

3. November 2017

Jana and Silja had a tour with the Library bus.

31. Oktober 2017

In this library one works, eats and sleeps under the same roof.

23. Oktober 2017
Sheila Waldispühl works since September as intern in Gladstone's Library. She started a blog about the Gladstonian Life.

20. Oktober 2017
See Silja and Jana presenting their favorite Swiss book at the Aalborg Library.

20. Oktober 2017
Who or what is democracy? The new blog from our interns in Denmark deals with democracy. Aalborg has a election in November.

6. Oktober 2017

Read "Who haunts in the library at night" from Silja and Jana in Aalborg, Denmark.

4. Oktober 2017
Jana and Silja  got introducted and welcomed through the Aalborg Library Webpage.

3. Oktober 2017
Katerina Emmanouilidis started on Instagram to post picture from the Central Library in Thessaloniki.

1. Oktober 2017

Patrons in Denmark are the kings in the library. Read the second blog from Jana and Silja.

8. September 2017
Read the blog from the interns in Denmark.

28. August 2017
Jana Glaus und Silja Wassmer started their intership at the Aalborg Biblioteker.
This danish library has lively Facebook Page

21. August 2017
Kerstin Schneider and Wulandari Baumann started in Oxford.

31. July 2017
Nina Höfliger starts her intership in Hamburg (Bücherhallen Hamburg).

26. July 2017

We are pleased to announce that our new website in now live!  You will find all relevant information to learn more about our offer to participate in-directly at European mobility.  Please send us an email should you encounter any issues or even have some suggestions on the type of content you would like to see. Thank you for visiting!

26. July 2017

The new project 2017-2018 had already started. 7 young peoples are leaving Switzerland for boardening international experiences, linguistic and social skills. More informationes...