Special Collections

In addition to our main collection we provide comprehensive research collections and archives in the arts and financial literacy.

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Kontakt Collection

The Kontakt artists’ monograph collection comprises publications by and about artists collected by Kontakt. The Art Collection of Erste Group and ERSTE Foundation. To get a list of these books, search the ERSTE Foundation Library online catalogue.

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Gender Check Research Archive

The Gender Check Research Archive provides limited access to the materials researched and collected for the exhibition “Gender Check. Femininity and masculinity in the art of Eastern Europe”.

The collection includes texts and visual material from 24 countries:
Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine.

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Financial Literacy Collection

This special collection comprises information resources on financial economics and financial literacy and displays the most recent publications on social banking and entrepreneurship, on money and other currencies like Bitcoins, on monetary policies, the financial crisis, investment strategies and sustainability and so on. The collection also includes educative treatments of personal finance not just for adults but especially for children and young adults, canonical readings in financial economics, bestsellers like Piketty’s  “Capital in the 21st century” as well as biographies of persons in the corporate realm and the financial industry.

Financial Literacy Collection at LibraryThing

The collection is located on different premises.
All topics and resources are searchable at the library catalogue. In order to display resources on a certain location, please follow the relevant links below.

Erste Campus
ERSTE Foundation Library, Am Belvedere 1, 1100 Vienna
Erste Financial Life Park, Am Belvedere 1, 1100 Vienna
Erste Bank Beratungszentrum Campus, Am Belvedere 1, 1100 Vienna

Erste Bank Beratungszentrum Floridsdorf, Am Spitz, 1210 Vienna
Erste Bank Beratungszentrum Landstraße, Landstraße Hauptstraße 58, 1030 Vienna
Erste Bank Beratungszentrum Mariahilf, Mariahilfer Straße 69, 1060 Vienna
Erste Bank Beratungszentrum Meidling, Meidlinger Hauptstraße 74, 1120 Vienna
Erste Bank Beratungszentrum Sievering, Grinzinger Allee 1, 1190 Vienna

Lower Austria
Erste Bank Beratungszentrum Gänserndorf, Bahnstraße 28, 2230 Gänserndorf
Erste Bank Beratungszentrum Mödling, Hauptstraße 40, 2340 Mödling