University Library

The University Library provides the information and research infrastructure for teaching, learning and research activities at the University of Mannheim, offering both analog and digital media.

Access to the subject libraries is possible for all user groups with the personal ecUM or UB chip card. Users from cooperating institutions and individuals require a valid seat booking. A coronatest is no longer required for access to the subject libraries A3, A5, Schloss Ehrenhof and Schloss Schneckenhof.

The Central Lending Library will remain open for self pickup and for the return of items from all subject libraries. The shelf areas are accessible. It is no longer necessary to pre-order media via Click&Collect.

Coronavirus: Information from the University Library


Coronavirus: Information from the University Library

The subject libraries are accessible to all user groups with the personal ecUM or UL chip card.

Getting Started

Interested in the University Library and its services? Have a look at our information for first-time users and find out about our courses, guided tours and tutorials.


The University Library’s experts are happy to support you and offer individual advice, for example on subject-specific research, academic writing and publishing or the handling of research data.

Join Us

Attend our exhibitions, courses and events or learn more about projects, open positions or vocational training at the University Library.

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