Document and Entity Information - shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2017
Apr. 30, 2017
Document and Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name Nabriva Therapeutics AG  
Entity Central Index Key 0001641640  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2017  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   2,721,086
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1