Library for Law
Opening hours during the summer
From June 27 to September 23, 2022:
Central Library: Monday to Friday from 8am-8pm
Library for Law: Monday to Friday from 9am-4pm
Library for Social Sciences: Monday to Friday from 9am-2pm
The libraries are closed for maintenance from:
Central Library: July 25 to August 7, 2022
Library for Law: August 8 to August 15, 2022
Library for Social Sciences: August 15 to August 21, 2022
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 for Law provides access to a collection of legal literature in the field of Central and Eastern European Economic Law (FOWI) in the following languages: Croatian, Polish, Russian, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Czech and Hungarian.
The library currently has a total of 75,000 books and active subscriptions to about 320 print journals.
WU staff can use two self-service checkout machines to borrow materials from the Library for Law.
WU students and external library patrons may not borrow books but may use them in the library. A reference collection with the most important reference works for all legal subjects is always available in the reading room for all user groups. For this reason, these reference books cannot be borrowed by scientific staff either.
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).
Library Guide for WU Staff
Tables of content
Selected tables of content form our print journals.
14 PC workstations
11 project rooms
4 color scanners
Plan of the Library for Law
Tel: +43 1 31336-5745
Mag. Livia Neutsch
Head (On leave)
Tel: +43 1 31336-4917
Mag. Judith Schimpfössl
Tel: +43 1 31336-5042
Dr. Barbara Lindsberger
Tel: +43 1 31336-5529
WU (Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien)
Library for Law