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Information for doctoral students

In the following sections, doctoral students will find bundled information and relevant links.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.


  • As a student of the Medical Faculty Mannheim you have an exclusive borrowing authorization for our textbook collection.

Reference search and -management, document delivery

  • Detailed information on searching for books, journals, articles, dissertations, clinical studies, ...

  • Literature which is neither printed nor electronically available in our library can be ordered from other libraries via the Document Delivery Service (LLD).

Electronic media and access options

  • Within the faculty network (i.e. also in the library rooms) you have access to numerous electronic media (e-journals, e-books, databases) that are subject to licensing.

  • From outside the faculty network you can access them with the identification of your library card.

Printing, copying, scanning, computer/notebook use

  • Printing and copying is possible with a library card, but is only free of charge for doctoral students with a work contract/scholarship and for doctoral students who print in a department via a centrally stored so-called Hiwi print card. Scanning is free of charge for all doctoral students.
    • the rules are changing with the new printing system - we will inform you.
  • Information on the use of computers/notebooks in the library.

Courses, advice and eLearning

We offer group courses on fixed dates including two special courses for doctoral candidates (in German), individual consultations (Book a Librarian), and online tutorials in Moodle in cooperation with the Department of Medical Statistics (SciTec@MedMa; in German).

The Department of Medical Statistics offers individual consultations for various programs, statistical consulting, and scripts and information sheets on SAS and Excel, see Services (in German).

Information of the faculty about the doctorate


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SciTec@MedMa - Scientific work at the Mannheim Medical Faculty

On the platform SciTec@MedMa (Moodle; in German) you will receive general information about the doctorate in Mannheim and you can use self-study tutorials for biomedical information research and EndNote (reference management), SAS, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

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