The library at the Department of Science and Technology Studies (NIG, Universitäts-straße 7/II/6h floor, 1010 Vienna) is part of the Sociology and Political Sciences Library of the University of Vienna. You can only find books with WF-... signatories here.

Please note the current opening hours:


Opening Hours

Lending times during summer term 2024 (lecture period)

Mon, Tue, Thu: 10:00 am – 03:00 pm

Wed & Fri: 09:30 am – 01:30 pm

Please check the main page for opening hours during holiday breaks


Reading hours during lecture period

Mon–Thu: 09:00 am – 04:00 pm

Fri: 09:30 am – 01:30 pm


The reading room of the library will be closed at the following times in the summer term:

17.06.2024 from 09:30 am-11:30 am

19.06.2024 from 12:45 pm-03:30 pm

Lending Service

The library is an open access library: The collection is open to the public, you can take books from the shelves and borrow or return them in the secretary's office. Books from the reference collection and periodicals can only be used on site. 

Borrowable books can be borrowed for 14 days. You need a library card to borrow physical books.


- Small reading room

- Printer/copier

Suggestions for additions to the collection can be sent to us using our book request form.