Cultural Flow Zone Library (CFZ)


Zattere al Pontelungo, Dorsoduro 1392, 30123 Venice (Italy) - map

Opening hours

from Monday to Friday: 9 am - 12 am
Saturday: 9 am - 8 pm
Sunday: 2 pm - 12 am

Library services

CFZ provides its services only by reservation. Users must wear a mask and present their university badge for identification purposes. No replacement badges will be provided.

Easy Planning

  1. University members (research users and students) must book through EasyPlanning or MyUniVE app using the university login credentials.
  2. Freshmen waiting for CartaConto (University badge) can request a daily badge to enter the library and access the services. Make a reservation through EasyPlanning or MyUniVE app and select the entry Richiedo badge sostitutivo. You have to make the reservation at least one day in advance, from Monday to Friday. The library will not provide badges required at the last moment.

Also non-university members can access libraries and services according to the procedures described on the Access general rules page.

Loan service

The service will be provided from Monday to Thursday from 9.00 am to 4.45 pm and Friday from 9.00 am to 2.00 pm only by reservation. Users must book through EasyPlanning or MyUniVE app selecting the entry CFZ - Front office e prestito. Bibliographic data must be entered in the reservation. You can verify title, author and location of the books and check their availability in cerCa’ bibliographic resources portal.
There is no need to book the loan service if you have already booked for consultation: during your slot you can also request the loan. 

Access to reading rooms and consultation service

To access the reading rooms and the consultation service during the opening hours Ca' Foscari members must make a reservation, according to the following instructions:

  1. slots of 4 hours (Tesa 2, Tesa B) repeatable by booking through EasyPlanning or MyUniVE app and selecting the entry CFZ - Sale per lo studio prolungato
  2. slots of 2 hours (Main Study Room) repeatable by booking through EasyPlanning or MyUniVE app and selecting the entry CFZ - Consultazione

A maximum of 370 people can enter the rooms simultaneously.

Photocopying service

During your stay in the library, you can use the copy machines.

Return books

Books can be returned at the library entrance during the opening hours. Online booking is not required.


Service E-mail Telephone
General information +39 041 234 5811
Loan renewals and reservations +39 041 234 5840
Library Services contact person +39 041 234 5840
Director +39 041 234 8245

Last update: 10/05/2022