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The Library Team will work from home until further notice. Please get in contact with us via email (library(at)

Book requests can be fulfilled in case an affordable ebook-version is available.

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Library Catalog

Founded in 1963, the IHS Library is a specialized reference library, offering about 25,000 volumes. It maintains and develops literature collections and information services in support of the present and future research of IHS and provides a quiet and well-equipped study environment.




Institute for Advanced Studies
Josefstädter Straße 39
1080 Vienna, Austria

Phone: +43 1 59991 239
Fax: +43 1 59991 555
Mail: library(at)

Opening Hours

Reading Room:
Mon - Sun 9:00 - 24:00

Availability of Library Staff:
Mon - Thu 9:00 - 16:00,
Fri 9:00 - 13:00.


Mon - Fri 9.00 - 12.30
or on prior arrangement

Library Regulations (PDF)