Visitor Information


The IAEA Library is located at the Agency’s Headquarters at the Vienna International Centre (VIC) in the F-building, first floor.

Access to the IAEA Library is available to staff of government organizations, official participants of meetings convened by the Agency, nuclear research institutes and laboratories, nuclear information centres and libraries in Agency Member States, and researchers affiliated to an academic and/or research institute. The IAEA Library is not open to the general public. Group visits can be organized upon request.

To request access, please fill out the application form and send it, along with a photograph, to the IAEA Library ( at least two weeks prior to the intended visit, after which you will be informed about the outcome of your request. The maximum visit period given is 14 days and visitors are expected to spend their time in the library.

Please note that visitors to the VIC must present a valid photo ID and undergo security checks and formal registration procedures.

Official Holidays

Please note that the IAEA Library is closed on official holidays as outlined below.

Monday 2 January in lieu of 1 January (New Year's Day)
Friday 14 April Good Friday
Monday 17 April Easter Monday
Monday 1 May May Day
Monday 5 June Whit Monday
Monday 26 June Eid al-Fitr
Friday 1 September in lieu of 2 September (Eid al-Adha)
Thursday 26 October Austrian National Day
Monday 25 December Christmas Day
Tuesday 26 December St. Stephen's Day
IAEA Library
Vienna International Centre, PO Box 100
1400 Vienna, Austria

Opening Hours
Monday to Friday,