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Inter-library loans

Phone: (+43-1) 4277-15130; Fax: (+43-1) 4277-15139
E-Mail:

Our inter-library loans office will procure books from libraries all over Europe if you need a book that is not available anywhere in Vienna. Inter-library loan fees apply (see below).

The office is located on the first floor of the main university building on Universitätsring 1, near staircase no. 8.

Opening hours during the semester:

Mondays to Fridays:9:00am - 7:00pm
Opening hours during holidays

Before placing an inter-library loan order, you need to locate the desired book using international library catalogues. Once you have found all the necessary information (author, title, edition, year, library, shelfmark, etc.), you then need to log into the online catalogue and proceed as follows:

  • Click on "My Account" and enter your library ID number and password.
  • Click on "ILL".
  • Follow the instructions on the screen.

The regulations and restrictions of the owner library apply for any book you order.


Inter-library loan fees

  • Books ordered from within Austria:
    €2
  • Books ordered from other countries:
    minimum fee €3.60*
  • Copies ordered from within Austria:
    €0.36
  • Copies ordered from other countries:
    minimum fee €3.60*

*) The minimum fee for an international order is €3.60; however, most libraries will charge higher fees. Please check our list of current inter-library loan fees [PDF] to calculate your actual costs.