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About Us

Vienna University Library and Archive Services

Head librarian: Mag. Maria Seissl
Deputy librarian: Dr. Wolfgang Nikolaus Rappert

Postal address of librarian's office:

Universitaetsring 1
1010 Wien
T: +43-1-4277-15001

Founded in 1365, Vienna University Library is the oldest university library in the German-speaking countries; it is also the largest library in Austria, with an inventory of over 7.4 million books, 513,000 e-books, 67,000 e-journals and 7,400 print journals.


The service unit Vienna University Library and Archive Services is structured into currently 40 libraries at locations all over Vienna and the Vienna University Archive. The central services have comprehensive and coordinating tasks for all units.