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Information for using the library

Information for using the library

Library card – When do I need one?

You need a library card in order to borrow, renew and reserve items, to use electronic resources in the library reading room (external users) and to reserve a study desk in the reading room.

Contact – How can I contact the library?

Call us during our opening hours: + 43 (0)1 40160-26026
Contact us via email:
…or at the library information desk: Universitätsbibliothek, MedUni Wien, Währinger Gürtel 18–20, 1097 Wien

Visiting the library – What do I need to know?

You can find the COVID-19 safety requirements for visiting the library here.

Study desks – Do I need to book a study desk?

If you would like to use a study desk in the library reading room, you need to book a space through our study desk booking system. You can find a guide to the booking system here.

Location – Where can I find the library?

Due to the pandemic, the library can be accessed from the north side of the AKH only (walk LEFT from the main entrance).

Opening hours – When is the library open?

You can find the current library opening hours here.