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Centre for International Development

C3 is a place of science, education and dialogue. It hosts a library and event center and is home to five developmental organizations working together to create space for knowledge and discussion on International Development, Global Education and Women and Gender Issues.

About C3

Opening Hours

Mo-Tue: 9.00-17.00
Wed-Thu: 9.00-19.00
Fr: 9.00-14.00

Limited library operations on May 28th from 1pm: please our Audre Lorde-Studio to avoid being affected by noise!

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C3 Library for International Development


The C3-Library for International Development is the largest education and research library in Austria dedicated to International Development, Global Education and Women and Gender Issues. It is open to the public and provides an open space for learning, training and information. The library is run by ÖFSE, Baobab and Women’s Solidarity.


Search our library collections


C3Search+

The search engine for International Development and Women*Gender

Mit C3Search+ recherchieren Sie in unseren wissenschaftlichen Beständen. Diese umfassen gedruckte Medien und auch E-Ressourcen wie E-Books, E-Journals und Datenbanken. Mit dem Fernzugriff haben Sie auch außerhalb der Bibliothek Zugriff auf digitale Inhalte.

Pedagogical collections

The search engine for educational materials and global education

You can research materials for educational purposes in the pedagogical collections of Baobab. There you will find didactic and education materials, movies to stream, learning games, children’s books and e-resources on global education, diversity and language education.


Veranstaltungsraum mit Stühlen im Kreis aufgestellt

Renting our venues


The C3 is a meeting place for developmental organizations and educational institutions from all over Austria that are active in the field of international development. You can therefore rent our venues for small to medium-sized events at a reasonable price.

Veranstaltungsraum

Audre Lorde-Studio

50m², fits up to 20 people, access via C3 Library, green recreation area outside.Facilities: Wifi, projector, speakers, notebook, pin boards, flip charts.

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Veranstaltungsraum

Alois Wagner Hall

75m², fits up to 80 people, access via C3 Library and a separate entry, green recreation area outside.Facilities: Wifi, projector, speakers, notebook, pin boards, flip charts, video conferencing system.

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Arbeitsplätze in der Bibliothek, Menschen sitzen an den Tischen und arbeiten

Studying on-site


During opening hours, you can use the library’s premises and collections, most of which are presented in an open-air display, free of charge on site. Reading and working places as well as the collections are located on two library levels (ground floor and basement).

Studying on-site
3 junge Frauen vor einem PC, eine tippt

Digital Library


C3 library offers you a diverse collection of e-books, e-journals and other e-resources. You can also stream films or use selected learning resources. Our remote access tool and the possibility of applying for a library card online make our digital library easy to use.

Digital library