Institute of Musicology

The Institute of Musicology of the University of Vienna was founded in 1898 by Guido Adler. With its four chairs (Early Historical Musicology, Modern Historical Musicology, Comparative Musicology/Ethnomusicology and Systematic Musicology), ten full-time research assistants, 20 lecturers, project and administrative staff and around 900 students, it is among the largest institutes of musicology in the German-speaking area. The institute and the Musicology Library are located in Hof 9 of the University Campus in the 9th district of Vienna, in the immediate vicinity of 14 other university facilities.


Campus of the University of Vienna, Hof 9
Spitalgasse 2, 1090 Vienna, Austria
Entrance: Garnisongasse 13
Tel.: (+43 1) 4277 - 442 01, - 442 66, - 442 02
Fax: (+43 1) 4277 - 9 442


 Director of the Institute: Prof. Christoph Reuter
Deputy Director: Prof. Michael Weber

Opening hours of the Central Secretariat:

During lecture periods:
Monday to Thursday 11.00–17.00
Friday 11.00–13.00
Outside lecture periods:
Monday to Friday 11.00–13.00

Opening hours of the Institute:
During lecture periods:
Monday to Wednesday 9.00–17.00
Thursday 9.00–18.00
Friday 9.00–15.00
Outside lecture periods:
Monday to Friday 10.00–13.00