For the subject area History, the Mannheim University Library provides you with literature, access to databases, and further search options.

Come and attend one of our numerous courses if you want to learn how to make better use of our subject-specific resources and services or if you want to improve your academic research and writing skills. You may also schedule an individual appointment.




The e-journals for the subject History can be found in the Electronic Journals Library (EZB) and the Primo Catalog.


Locating resources

In the Schloss Ehrenhof Library you will find literature on History, which you can use on site. The media are freely accessible and arranged according to subject areas. Borrowing from this stock is only possible for academic staff of the University of Mannheim.

In the Central Lending Library at Schloss Westflügel you can find more literature on History which you can borrow with your ecUM or your Library Card.

In the textbook collection at the Schloss Westflügel, the most important textbooks are available for loan in multiple copies to students of the University of Mannheim and cooperating institutions.

The literature available at the University Library can be searched for in the Primo catalog.

Local research institutions

Courses and Tutorials

We offer courses on research skills in the subject area History on a regular basis. You can access our tutorials online at any time. You may also schedule an individual appointment.

Academic Writing and Research

The collection of the Mannheim University Library includes a variety of guidebooks on academic writing and research, for example:

Standop, Ewald: Die Form der wissenschaftlichen Arbeit

With our courses and consulting services we strive to support you in every way we can.

Fachreferent für Geschichte
In case of absence please contact:
Subject area History: Dr. Irene Schumm