We offer you our support in your research work. For example by compiling documents (books, periodicals, electronic media, etc.) or by indicating suitable institutions for information that relates to your enquiry. Please arrange a date for consultation at the library. We usually require five working days to manage your enquiry.
- Research service (e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Archive Service of the DDPS and the Armed Forces (e-mail email@example.com)
- Specialized Unit for the Civil Protection (e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Specialized Unit for the DETEC (e-mail email@example.com)
- Specialized Unit for the FDF (e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Specialized Unit for the armasuisse (e-mail email@example.com)
Archive Service of the DDPS
The Archive Service of the DDPS coordinates the conservation and presentation of documents of the administrative entities of the DDPS to the Federal Archive.
Together with the Army Staff Section for Military Archives, the Archive Service of the Armed Forces is responsible for conservation, presentation and archival placement of the documents for the Federal Archive.
The central task of this service is to assess which documents (files, papers, digital information etc.) are to be archived that are not permanently and regularly used. The service facilitates the transfer of private established works of important military personnel to the Federal Archive.
All documents are transferred to the Federal Archive. The Federal Archive is responsible for the use of documents belonging to the DDPS and the armed forces. Requests relating to historical and other factual subjects are to be addressed to the Federal Archive.
Specialized Unit for the Civil Protection
This service makes documents, bibliographical records and services available to Swiss and foreign authorities, institutions, organizations and private persons that are interested in civil protection and civil defence.
The Civil Protection Service cooperates with domestic and foreign authorities. It conducts and supports studies and publications relating to civil protection.