Just like our home4students dormitories most of the reading salons/libraries are within easy reach either by walking or tram/underground. Here we go with some outdoor studying inspirations:

Our Overview

Nationalbibliothek / National Library

There is no place which offers more history and written treasures. More than 11 million books, prints, pictures, maps and publications are waiting in Vienna’s National Library to inspire you. 3 Euro for a day ticket. One-year ticket: 10 Euro. You need your ID for the issue of the user card.

Address: Hauptlesesaal (Ls 1): 1010 Wien, access via Heldenplatz, Mitteltor New Imperial Palace Website: http://www.onb.ac.at/en/visitors-information/oeffnungszeiten/moderne-bibliothek/

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MAK Lesesaal/ Reading Room

The library within the Museum of Applied Arts is within easy reach and offers a beautiful atmosphere. All for free. If you need some fresh air in between you can jog or walk around the Stadtpark. If you need a coffein boost don’t worry, you are surrounded by some of Vienna’s best coffee houses.

Address: 1010 Wien, Stubenring 5 Website: http://mak.at/en/visit/mak_library_and_reading_room

MAK Library Reading Room
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Wienbibliothek in the City Hall

Insider location for studying, to be found in the City Hall, the Rathaus. No entry fee. ID card is needed for registration.

Address: Rathaus, 1010 Wien Website: http://www.wienbibliothek.at/english

Wienbibliothek in the City Hall
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Universitätsbibliothek Wien

The library of the university is the home of 7 million books. Very popular reading / studying place. No entry fee. If you are looking for a more quiet alternative go to the Lehrbuchsammlung. By the way: it's only a few minutes walk from our home4students dormitory Sensengasse.

Address: University Main Building, 1010 Wien, Stiege 2, 1. Stock, Universitätsring 1 Website: http://bibliothek.univie.ac.at/main_library/

Reading Room - Main Library
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Learning Center Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien

The WU Campus is not only a modern treasure in terms of architecture, but also offers the perfect surrounding for a successful study. Learning zones, comfort zones and quiet rooms. And if you need to give your brain a rest and some fresh air, the Prater is just next to the area.

Address: 1020 Wien, Welthandelsplatz 1 Website: https://www.wu.ac.at/en/library/about/librarybranches/

Learning Center Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
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Libraries in Vienna

There are many, not all of them with WLAN, but the most spectacular reading and studying spot is Vienna’s main library at the Gürtel. You will find everything there, from easy to read newspapers to the most important books of the world’s literature. Day ticket: 3,80 Euro. ID in case you want to lend some books.

Address: Main Library / Hauptbücherei am Gürtel, 1070 Wien, Urban Loritz Platz 2a Website: https://www.buechereien.wien.at/en/branchesopeninghours/centrallibrary

Libraries Vienna
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By the way: More than 5000 english e-reading books are available at the overdrive e-library!