Library Card

If you are a member of the University of Mannheim, your ecUM serves as your library card.

As a member of the University of Mannheim with your ecUM and your access information, you can

  • visit the subject libraries
  • borrow items at the Central Lending Library Schloss Westflügel
  • print, copy and scan
  • order items via the interlibrary loan service
  • access licensed electronic resources, by using the VPN client also remotely
  • campus-wide Internet access
  • use the lockers

Replacement in case of loss or damage

If your ecUM is lost or defective, you can apply for a new ecUM via the student portal. Log in with your university ID and password. Under “My Services” you will find “Photo Upload Chip Card” and there the button “Apply for a new ecUM”. The fee for a replacement card is EUR 15.

How do I receive notifications?

  • All notifications such as holds or final notices are sent to your university e-mail address.
  • You can change your address at the ecUM terminals and at the Student Services office.




University of Mannheim
University Library
Schloss Schneckenhof
68161 Mannheim