Universitätsbibliothek

The library of the Medical University of Graz is a public library that is open to all. Readers have a choice of 180 seats where they can study and work. 52 fully equipped IT workstations provide the most modern infrastructure for our visitors. The books, journals and electronic resources may be used within the library without any restrictions. 

The library is located in the building complex of the Center for Medical Research (ZMF), which is directly on the premises of Med Uni Graz and University Hospital.

„The health sciences librarian believes that knowledge is the sine qua non on informed decisions in health care, education, and research and the health sciences librarian serves society, clients, and the institution, by working to ensure that informed decisions can be made.” 

Medical Library Association MLA Code of ethics, 1994

Med Uni Graz library

Contact us here: 
Stiftingtalstraße 24
8010 Graz
T: +43 316 385 73050

Current COVID-19 information

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the following rules apply at University Library until further notice:

  • With immediate effect access to both library and learning centre are regulated by the 2G ruel: verification that you habe been fully vaccinated with a vaccine approved in Austria or proof of recovery from Covid-19 by a negative PCR test. Graz Medical University does not accept antibody tests! If you do not meet the 2G rule you will habe to present a negative PCR test 8valid 72 hours after taken). If you are not fully immunized (no sec9ond vaccine in case of a two-dose vaccine or no full immunisation after a single-dose vaccine) please present a negative PCR test. 
  • Access to the library and the learning centre is after borrowing a locker key only.
  • Keep the allocated work station indicated by your locker key number. 
  • Wearing a FFP2 mask is mandatory in all areas of the library and the learning centre. 
  • Keep a minimum social distance of 1 meters to other library visitors.
  • We stronlgy advise you to observe the prescribed hygiene measures (desinfection of hands, surfaces and keys) - all necessary sanitary materials will be provided. 
  • Please make use of our extensive electronic resources.

Please take care of yourself and others! Thank you very much for your cooperation and stay healthy!

Our services

Here is an overview of the services we provide as well as important information and instructions on  how to use our library resources. The library team is ready to provide a personal response to your individual questions.

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Learning Center

The integration of the student Learning Center into the library facilitates the accommodation of new forms of learning and teaching on a daily basis. The Learning Center is located on the first floor of the library building. A group workroom and other seats for reading provide space for learning and communicating. 

A selection of the most important textbooks, WLAN, two internet workstations and a copier are available for use in the Learning Center, where staff are happy to assist our visitors.

The library at a glance

Infrastructure

  • 230 seats for reading
  • 53 computer workstations
  • Group workrooms with PCs
  • Black and white and color copiers
  • Book scanner
  • WLAN
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Resources

  • 228 textbooks
  • 2,170 basic works
  • 2,000 e-books
  • 5,500 electronic journals
  • 70,000 bound journals
  • 11 databases
  • 1,600 printed and electronic Med Uni Graz theses and dissertations
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Opening hours

Library

Monday to Friday 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Saturday  9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Learning Center

Monday to Friday 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Sat./Sun./holiday 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Head of OU

Kerstin Grossmaier-Stieg 
T: +43 316 385 73064