The Austrian Archives for Exile Studies, founded in 1993 within the Literaturhaus Wien, documents the life and work of Austrian writers and artists who were forced into exile or immigration after 1933/38. Its holdings represent the largest and most eminent collection on this subject in Austria.
The main foci of the archives and library are literature, theater, journalism, music, the fine arts, cultural studies and publishing history. The archives also document aspects of daily life in exile.
The Austrian Archives for Exile Studies is an archive, a library, an organizer of public events, and an information center for researchers, journalists, students, and other interested individuals as well as for the surviving exiled artists themselves and their families and descendants.
Click here to learn about the Archives' history or to view selected literature about the Austrian Archives for Exile Studies.
In 2004, the work of the Austrian Archives for Exile Studies was honoured with an award from the Dr. Karl Renner Foundation of the City of Vienna.
Our work is supported by the Friends of the Austrian Archives for Exile Studies.
MMag. Veronika Zwerger (Leiterin)
Tel.: +43/(0)1/526 20 44-39
Tel.: +43/(0)1/526 20 44-20
Fax: +43/(0)1/526 20 44-30
Österreichische Exilbibliothek im Literaturhaus Wien
Seidengasse 13, A-1070 Wien
Library: Monday to Thursday from 9am to 5pm
Archives: by appointment only (please send an email to exuhdilbibliothec3hk(at)litevlraturhav89ous.atur2q (firstname.lastname@example.org))<br edgq/> (email@example.com)