Mathematics and Computer Science

For the subject area Mathematics and Computer Science, 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.



You can find more databases in the "Datenbank-Infosystem" (DBIS) under the subjects Mathematik resp. Informatik.


The e-journals for the subjects Mathematics and Computer Science can be found in the Electronic Journals Library (EZB) and the Primo catalog.


Research data

Some famous and central portals for research data are:

Subject-specific Internet resources

Locating resources

In the A5 Library you will find literature on Mathematics and Computer Science, 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 Mathematics and Computer Science 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 a course on research skills in the subject area Computer Science on a regular basis:

Course for Master students in Business Informatics and Mannheim Master in Data Science (in English)

Scientific Research

On an irregular basis and on request, further courses in the subject area Mathematics are provided. Some presentation slides from past courses are available here:

The University Library offers courses and tutorials. Find out about the current courses in the Student Portal.

Scientific work

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

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

You may also schedule an individual appointment.

Philipp Zumstein
Subject Librarian for Mathematics and Computer Science
Schloss Schneckenhof West, Room SN 269.1
+49 621 181 3006
In case of absence please contact: