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The Information Center at FHWien der WKW

The library is the information center at FHWien der WKW. The provision of literature, the passing on of knowledge and information supports students, researchers and teaching staff.

The following services are available in the 430 m2 library:

  • 61 separate reading areas with power supplies for laptops
  • Six computers to work on
  • An OPAC PC to search for media
  • One multifunctional device (photocopying, scanning, printing)
  • One book scanner
  • Wifi
  • Electronic full-text database (e-journals) – access via the Moodle course “Bibliothek”

If you cannot find what you are looking for, just ask!

Please talk to library staff for access and borrowing possibilities for external visitors.


The library of FHWien der WKW is specialized in the fields of management and communication. The library currently houses 19,100 pieces of printed media (books, magazines and dissertations). The books available in our library can be viewed in the online catalog.

It is also possible to search for relevant literature via the Austrian Library Network (Österreichischen Bibliothekenverbundes), which has over 70 active member institutions. There are currently approximately seven million books and 700,000 newspapers in the whole catalog.

FHWien der WKW’s library has over 17,000 e-journals and over 4,500 e-books. You can find more information about the different digital resources in the Moodle course “Bibliothek”.

Opening hours

Monday-Friday: 11 am – 1 pm and 2 pm – 7 pm
Sunday and public holidays

Attention: Different opening hours apply during holidays.

Please be aware that is not possible to borrow and return books when the library is closed. During this time the library does not send any notices or reminders.

We reserve the right to make changes to the opening hours.

Please note the information and current news of the library on Moodle.

Temporary Arrangements due to COVID-19

Access to the library is currently only permitted for the collection of books provided or the return of borrowed books. Unfortunately, it is not possible to use the library on site for research, learning, copying, printing or scanning.

For more information about Circulation and E-Ressources (E-Journals, E-Books) please go to the Moodle course “Bibliothek“.

Lending books

Circulation – books must be ordered in advance, ad hoc borrowing is not possible!

Available books (Not borrowed books)

Borrowed books

  • Reservation via the online catalogue
  • Book is provided after its return and can be collected at the library

Collection of books provided

  • You will receive an information mail as soon as a collection of the book is possible. Only from this time on you have up to three opening days to pick up the books.

Otherwise the regular lending conditions apply:

Otherwise the regular lending conditions apply:

  • You need your own Campus Card to borrow books.
  • Loan period: 2 weeks
  • Extensions: up to a maximum loan period of 8 weeks. Renew your loans via the online catalogue.
  • Number of items that can be borrowed at once: 15