General information - Musik und Kunst Privatuniversität der Stadt Wien

General information

Attention: Library closed!

As part of COVID-19 measures, the library stays temporarily closed until 25 September 2020.


General Information

You can search the entire collection of the library in the MUK's online catalogue. Users can also use the catalogue to extend the loan period of any media they have out and to reserve media.

Approximately 60,000 different media and countless digital offers are available to students and lecturer of the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna.

The library of the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna has a current collection of about 60,000 media, which are located in an open-access area with most being available for loan. More than half of these are sheet music: piano arrangements, scores, countless complete editions (e.g. by Handel, Schönberg, Mozart and Bach) and, of course, sheet music for all the instruments taught at the MUK. The book collection of about 13,000 titles includes countless reference books, catalogues raisonnés and biographies as well as academic publications in the fields of music practice, music education, history of music, musicology, dance and drama. This collection is being constantly and systematically expanded with the help of lecturers and students and in accordance with the library’s financial resources. Furthermore, there are about 30 journals for use on-site in the library.

In the media library with audio-visual stations, users have about 4,900 CDs, 3,700 LPs and 350 DVDs available to them. As with the journals, the AV media can only be used on-site and are not available for loan.

As well as the students and lecturer of the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna, students and lecturers at other Austrian universities, private universities and technical colleges as well as people with their main residence in Austria are able to borrow the resources.


The MUK consideres itself a progressive Music and Arts university, which creates cultural values in the fields of music, dance, drama and singing. The MUK is the only university in the ownership of the city of Vienna and unites the best international talents and prominent teachers.



Johannesgasse 4a
1010 Vienna


+43 1 512 77 47


+43 1 512 77 47-7913


Johannesgasse 4a:
Monday — Saturday: 8.00 — 18.00
Closed on Sundays and holidays
Bräunerstraße 5 & Singerstraße 26:
Currently closed