Urban Design Library

Address: 1040 Wien, Karlsplatz 13, stairwell III, 4th floor
Tel: +43-1-58801-26060
Fax: +43-1-58801-26099
Email: staedtebau@ub.tuwien.ac.at
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Summer school course on scientific writing [11.05.2018]

TU Wien PreDoc students can apply for a place on the 5-day "TU Austria Summer School Doc+" until June 10.

Topics will be techniques to make your scientific writing more effective, including how to write a journal article

TU Austria Summer School Doc+ is an English language course organised by TU Austria, an association of TU Wien, TU Graz and the Montanuniversität Leoben.

The costs of the course will be assumed by TU Wien.

Date and Place: 3 - 7  September 2018, Vienna
Deadline for applications: 10 June 2018

> Details on the Summer School  (Contact for TU Wien students: Mag. Dr. Helga Gartner)


The Urban Design Library is situated within the Institute of Urban Design and Landscape Architecture, Department of Urban Design.

Opening hours may sometimes have to be changed at short notice. We regret any inconvenience.


The collection consists of around 36.000 items. The urban design department's current journals are also included in the collection, as well as a selection of theses written at the institute.

Around 8000 items (including journals) are available at the Urban Design Library's Karlsplatz reading room.

Part of the collection is housed in closed stack rooms at other addresses. Items from the stacks can be requested on CatalogPlus or on the Aleph online catalogue . Requested items from the closed stacks can be collected at the Main Library.

TU staff members can also request books by email to the Urban Design Library, and collect them at the Urban Design Library during opening hours.


Tel: +43-1-58801-26060
Email: staedtebau@ub.tuwien.ac.at

Opening hours

Tuesday - Thursday 11:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 16:00
Vacation opening hours:
Tuesday - Thursday 11:00 - 13:00
and by appointment in urgent cases (please make an appointment in advance by email or phone)

The Library is closed from 24. December - 1. January.

Term dates: see TU Wien homepage term dates.

Search CatalogPlus for books and journals of the Urban Design Library

1. Enter your search term in the search field and filter the result by Library > Urban Design Library in the left menu

2. Alternatively you can enter your search term in the "Advanced Search" search field and choose "Urban Design Library" from the "Library" dropdown list to the right.

Please note that by restricting your search to "Urban Design Library" holdings you exclude most electronic resources (ebooks, e-journals, articles) that may also fit your query.

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