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Vocational Training and Job Offers

We provide the information and research infrastructure for teaching, learning and research activities at the University of Mannheim. Join our library team and contribute to our diverse and up-to-date information services.

Current job offers

Thank you for your interest. Currently, there are no vacancies.

Vocational training

You are interested in knowledge and media, data and digital services? You love to work with other people? Working in an academic library might be the right fit for you!

Vocational trainings at Mannheim University Library

Fachangestellte für Medien- und Informationsdienste (FAMI) - Fachrichtung Bibliothek (media and information specialist for libraries)

  • The vocational training starts on September 1.
  • The positions will be advertised.

Ausbildung für den Höheren Bibliotheksdienst an wissenschaftlichen Bibliotheken (qualification for a career as academic librarian in the higher-level civil service)

  • The vocational training starts on October 1.
  • The positions will be advertised.

Internships

We offer internships for

  • FAMI trainees
  • Students in library and information science degree programs where the study regulations provide for mandatory internships
  • Students in secondary school for career orientation purposes (BORS, BOGY)
  • Vocational training in libraries and information institutions

    You are interested in media and information technologies and love to get in touch with people? Working in a modern information institution might be the perfect fit for you.

    Depending on your qualification, there are different vocational training options:

    Fachangestellte für Medien- und Informationsdienste (FAMI) - Fachrichtung Bibliothek (media and information specialist for libraries)

    • Requirements: Mittlere Reife
    • Duration: three years
    • Dual vocational training

    Bachelor's programs in library and information science

    • Requirements: Abitur or Fachhochschulreife
    • Duration: standard period of study amounts to six semesters
    • Higher education with practice-oriented semester

    Ausbildung für den Höheren Bibliotheksdienst an wissenschaftlichen Bibliotheken (qualification for a career as academic librarian in the higher-level civil service)

Contact

Angela Leichtweiß

Angela Leichtweiß

Deputy Head of the Library Services Department | Head of Education and Training | Subject Librarian for the Media Center
University of Mannheim
University Library
Schloss Schneckenhof West – Room SN 273
68131 Mannheim
Jessica Kaiser

Jessica Kaiser

Head of the Library Services Department | Deputy Head of Education and Training
University of Mannheim
University Library
Schloss Schneckenhof West – Room SW 288
68131 Mannheim