Frauen*solidarität, ÖFSE and BAOBAB jointly run the
C3–Library for International Development, the largest academic and educational library on international development, women/gender and global learning in Austria.
For your research, please use C3Search+, the search engine for international development and women/gender issues:


Digital Masquerade- Book Cover Tan, Jia Digital Masquerade 2023 Mehr zum Buch
Black Germany- Book Cover Florvil, Tiffany Black Germany 2023 Mehr zum Buch
Hopes and Dreams That Sound Like Yours- Book Cover Debra Mason et al. (Hrsg.) Hopes and Dreams That Sound Like Yours 2021 Mehr zum Buch
Socialist Feminism- Book Cover Afary, Frieda Socialist Feminism 2022 Mehr zum Buch
Legacies of War- Book Cover Theidon, Kimberly Legacies of War 2022 Mehr zum Buch
Masculinities, Gender and International Relations- Book Cover Carver, Terrell Masculinities, Gender and International Relations 2022 Mehr zum Buch
Queer Diplomacy- Book Cover Janoff, Douglas Queer Diplomacy 2022 Mehr zum Buch
Women Law and Power- Book Cover Makonese, Makanatsa Women Law and Power 2021 Mehr zum Buch
Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in International Law- Book Cover Desai, Bharat Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in International Law 2022 Mehr zum Buch
Familial Undercurrents- Book Cover Najmabadi, Afsaneh Familial Undercurrents 2022 Mehr zum Buch



We are happy to support and advise you in writing and drafting scientific papers about the topics we focus on. Please contact us by e-mail to or by telephone at +43/1/317 40 20-400.

Library tours and training

For groups of five or more, we offer tours of the library to share information about the collection and its use as well as tips and tricks for literature research. We are happy to adapt the duration, content focus and level to the respective group. Please make an appointment by e-mail to or by phone at +43/1/ 317 40 20-400.

Borrowing and use

You can find all information about using the library here:

Use META for searching the holdings of more than 30 lesbian/women’s archives and libraries in German-speaking countries.

Pre-academic papers & diploma theses

We are particularly interested in supporting students with their pre-academic papers (VWA) or diploma theses. If you have any questions about finding a topic or research question or about literature research, please contact us by e-mail to or by phone at +43/1/317 40 20-400.

Here, in the C3 library, you will find many current examples of how a topic can be processed to pave the way to a pre-academic paper or diploma thesis, as well as information on the C3 Award, which is presented to students for exciting work every year.