Seat booking

Book a seat in the library locations and manage your seat bookings via the Mannheim reservation system MARS.


  • Seat bookings are only possible for users with an ecUM or a library card. First-year studends need to unlock their ecUM to have access to the library.
  • Please log in with your Uni-ID and password.
  • You can book seats for yourself, not for others.
  • Seat bookings for the same day are only considered until 9 a.m.
  • As a member of Mannheim University you can make up to 3 active bookings in one or more subject libraries within the next 14 days.
  • As a member of a cooperating institution or a user with a library card you can make 1 active booking in a subject library within the next 14 days.
  • As soon as one of your booking days has passed, you can enter another seat booking within the next 14 days.
  • In order to change a seat booking, please confirm your cancellation before continuing with another booking.
  • Please inform yourself about the hygiene regulations (PDF, 102 KB) for the subject libraries before your visit.

If you have any questions, please write to info(at)