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Contemporary History Library

Opening hours during term time:

Monday – Friday:9.00 - 18.00

Special opening hours apply during university holidays.

Our address (Map):

Campus der Universität Wien
Spitalgasse 2-4, Hof 1
A-1090 Wien
Tel.: (+43-1) 4277-16711
Fax: (+43-1) 4277-16719

How to reach us:

Trams 5, 33, 43, 44
Bus 13A (Final Stop) and walk of approximately 10 minutes


For holdings acquired before 1972, the card catalogue in the Library should be consulted.


The Contemporary History Library is a public reference library. The Regulations for the Libraries (PDF) of Vienna University apply. Some books from the stacks can be borrowed over the weekend with a valid library card. If books are not returned on time, readers' borrowing privileges are temporarily revoked and reminder fees become due.

Weekend borrowing
Loans: Friday, 9.00 to 18.00
Returns: Monday, 9.00 to 12.00


Mag. Markus Stumpf (Librarian)
Tel.: (+43-1) 4277-16710

Mag. (FH) Marc Drews
Tel.: (+43-1) 4277-16714

Volkmar Neuer
Tel.: (+43-1) 4277-16714

Mag. Birgit Rajabi
Tel.: (+43-1) 4277-16711

Günter Bräuhofer
Tel.: (+43-1) 4277-16711

Our team is supported by Gertrude Lechner by of the University Library's Campus Cataloguing and Acquisitions Team.

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