Historical documents such as correspondence, bulletins, posters, programmes, minutes, and photographs are sources of information about the history of the Austrian adult education centres and adult education establishments.


Academic documentation and expertise on the subject as well as historical research and analysis expand and consolidate knowledge of the eventful history of the development of adult education in Austria.


In order to support research, the Austrian Archives for Adult Education run a research library featuring specialised primary and secondary literature in addition to a collection of periodicals.