FAQ – Department

Where are we?

The English department is located on campus (Altes AKH):

Campus der Universität Wien
Spitalgasse 2-4, Hof 8.3
A-1090 Wien/Vienna

More contact details


The SSS, or Studien Service Stelle, is responsible for advice concerning the more formal parts of your studies as well as administrative issues. The office is located on the first floor of the department, to the right.

Opening hours during the summer semester 2018 are Mon, Wed, Fri: 10.00-11.00, Tue, Thu: 13.00-14.00. Every 2nd Thursday of the month, the SSS is open from 16.00 to 18.00 in addition to our regular opening hours. They can be reached via e-mail at sss.anglistik@univie.ac.at

At the SSS you can get advice on recognition of exams, study plans, admission, swapping courses with another student and more in-depth advice concerning your studies.

They are responsible for handling registration for courses and exams as well, so if you run into trouble during registration, don’t hesitate to contact them.


Monica Dirnberger (student advisor)

Mag. Monika Wittmann (Erasmus and Non-EU exchange coordinator, Course recognition within official UoV exchange programmes)

Mag. Iris Vukovics (recognition of exams (except courses from our current programmes of study or exchange programmes), advising students on course recognition)

Michaela Pasterk (recognition of exams for current curricula)

Ute Linke (exam schedules)


The library services of the university will be an integral part of your studies. The main library as well as the department libraries regularly offer guided tours through the library and research workshops, usually at the beginning of the semester. The main library is located at the main university building on the second floor. (Full address: Universitäts-Hauptgebäude, Stiege 2, 1. Stock, Universitätsring 1, 1010 Wien)

The English and American studies library (Fachbereichsbibliothek Anglistik) is located directly at the English department on the ground floor. Please note that the opening hours may differ from the main library and other department libraries.

Besides a wide range of books and magazines, the libraries also provide computers for your research.

You can use the homepage of the main library to search for literature online. Via u:access you can also download certain online resources (articles, book reviews, etc.) from home.

Opening Hours of the department

Usually the department will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday during the semester.

For the library opening hours, please see their respective homepage.

On weekends and public holidays, the department and the library remain closed.

Lost and Found

In case you lose anything at the department, please ask at the SSS or the campus porter at Hof 4.1. (Tel. +43 1 4277 298 20), someone may have dropped your item off there. Sometimes items might also get dropped off in the STV office.

Austrian Students’ Union (ÖH)

The Austrian Students’ Union is your statutory representative. For further information, please see their website. Every two years you will be invited to vote for your representatives on three levels. In an election year you will find more information here.


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