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Library for Law


The Library for Law collects literature from all fields of law and legal studies. In accordance with the key research areas of WU’s academic units, the collection focuses on the following topics: public law, civil and business law, employment and social security law, European and international law, economic criminal law, intellectual property law, tax law, accounting, and tax management.

In addition special literature on tax law can be found at the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law.

The library currently has a total of 75,000 books and active subscriptions to about 320 print journals.

Library Use/Loans

The holdings of the Library for Law are non-circulating for students and external library users, i.e. they cannot borrow materials from the library.
WU staff can use the self-service checkout machine to borrow materials.

There are four color scanners which can be used free of charge. You can save the scans as PDF, TIF, or JPG files on an external storage device (USB flash drive, external hard disk drive, memory card).

Tables of content

Selected tables of content form our print journals.

Technical Equipment/Infrastructure

120 workplaces
14 PC workstations
11 project rooms
4 color scanners

Plan of the Library for Law

Opening Hours

see Opening hours calendar


Front desk
Tel: +43 1 31336-5745

Mag. Livia Neutsch
Tel: +43 1 31336-4917

Dr. Barbara Lindsberger
Deputy Head
Tel: +43 1 31336-5529

Library staff


WU (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien)
Library for Law
Building D3
Welthandelsplatz 1
1020 Vienna