The Council of Austrian University Libraries (ubifo) is an operational platform of all university libraries and the Austrian National Library according to § 6 Universities Act 2002 implemented at executive level.

It advocates and represents shared interests and common goals of university libraries and cooperates - amongst others- with Universities Austria (uniko), the Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Economy (BMWFW) and the Österreichische Bibliothekenverbund und Service GmbH (OBVSG).