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Visitor information

The IAEA Library is located at the Agency’s Headquarters, 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 IAEA, nuclear research institutes and laboratories, nuclear information centres and libraries in IAEA 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 submit it at least two weeks prior to the intended visit (but no more than three months), 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 premises.

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

The library is closed on IAEA official holidays:

In 2023

Monday, 2 January 2023 in lieu of 1 January (New Year's Day)
Friday, 7 April 2023 Good Friday
Monday, 10 April 2023 Easter Monday
Monday, 24 April 2023 in lieu of 22 April (Eid al-Fitr)
Monday, 1 May 2023May Day
Thursday, 29 June 2023 Eid al-Adha
Thursday, 26 October 2023 Austrian National Day
Monday, 25 December 2023 Christmas Day
Tuesday, 26 December 2023 St. Stephen's Day

In 2024

Monday, 1 January 2024 New Year's Day
Friday, 29 March 2024Good Friday
Monday, 1 April 2024 Easter Monday
Wednesday, 10 April 2024 Eid al-Fitr
Wednesday, 1 May 2024 May Day
Monday, 17 June 2022 in lieu of 16 June (Eid al-Adha)
Monday, 28 October 2024 in lieu of 26 October (Austrian National Day)
Tuesday, 19 November 2024 Monaco National Day
Wednesday, 25 December 2024 Christmas Day
Thursday, 26 December 2024 St. Stephen's Day



IAEA Library

Vienna International Centre
Wagramer Strasse 5
PO Box 100
1400 Vienna

Tel.: (+43 1) 2600-22620
Fax: (+43 1) 2600-29584
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Opening hours

Monday to Friday:

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