University Library

Bibliothek, Foto durch Bücherregale | © Elsa Okazaki

With a total collection of over 300,000 media, our university library is one of the largest public music and art libraries in Austria. It is the perfect place to dive into the past and develop visions for the future. Whether you are a student, a doctoral candidate or a teacher - our collections offer everything you need for everyday university life and beyond.

University Library
+43 676 88122 996

Mirabellplatz 1
5020 Salzburg

Current opening hours
Monday to Thursday

Friday 9.00-14.00
14.00-17.00 reading room only

Please take note of 'summer opening hours' in 'News'.

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Summer opening hours:

Main and Orff library are closed on September 26th due to internal training.

Main library:
Opening hours during summer holidays: Mo - Fr 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.



Library Music Education Innsbruck
Universitätsstraße 1
6020 Innsbruck
+43 512 507 25752

Opening hours: Mon-Thu from 9.00-17.00, Fri from 9.00-15.00

Library Fine Arts Education Innsbruck
Amraser Straße 4
6020 Innsbruck
+43 676 88122 441

Opening hours: Mon-Fri from 8.30-12.00    






Library at Orff-Institute
Frohnburgweg 55
5020 Salzburg
+43 676 88122 556

Opening hours:  Mon-Fri from 9.00-16.00 hrs
Closed: August, Christmas vacations

Archiv Spielforschung & Playing Arts
Schwarzstraße 24
5020 Salzburg
+43 676 88122 621
[Appointment required]

Institut Library for the History of Musical Reception & Interpretation
Mirabellplatz 1 (GG Room 253)
5020 Salzburg
+43 676 88122 617
[Appointment required]

Archive Game Research & Playing Arts

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The archive owns a considerable collection of historical game books, game plans and graphics. The research institute, founded in 1990 by Günther Bauer, is dedicated to the cultural history of games and playing arts.

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The collection policy of the Mozarteum University Library is oriented towards the spectrum of subjects taught at the university: music, theater and fine arts.

The tasks of the University Library include:

  • Acquisition, inventory management, indexing in accordance with the rules and regulations, and user-friendly provision of all information carriers required for research, teaching & study while observing the greatest possible continuity and completeness
  • Provision of holdings for borrowing by members of the university and by the interested public
  • Licensing & organization of access to electronic resources
  • Worldwide acquisition & mediation of scientific and artistic information, taking into account the copyright regulations
  • Conservation, maintenance & Participation and collaboration in joint ventures of the Austrian and international library and information system, in particular in the Austrian Library Network
  • User training with regard to information literacy
  • Documentation of the artistic and scientific achievements of the university
  • Guided tours of the library
  • Research courses for all users
  • Research courses as part of courses
  • Advice on scientific research in individual settings
  • Courses on working with the literature management program Citavi

In addition, the library is present at various events (e.g., Long Night of Research) and is active in the field of scientific research.In addition, the library is present at various events (e.g. Long Night of Research) and organizes the "Coffee Talk" in the foyer of the university every first Thursday of the month with interesting topics and space for exchange with library users.