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Mannheim University Library

Four locations. 2.1 million items. Open daily.

The library provides the university’s students, researchers, and teachers with literature and other analog and digital media. Even citizens, authorities, and businesses in the metropolitan region can use the library. In total the library hosts more than 2,000 individual and group work stations, runs courses and tutorials on literature research and writing.

Do you have questions about your library card, literature research or other library services? The InfoCenter is your central point of contact for information and advice, and is operated in cooperation with the Computing Center. Here you can get the ecUM electronic chip card or the University Library chip card for non-univiersity members.


Library locations

During the semester, especially in the weeks just prior to the examinations, more and more students search for a work place. The location map and counter on this website may help you to find a vacant working place.

Schloss Ehrenhof

Openig hours (west entrance):

  • Mon - Fri: 08:00 - 23:00
  • Sat/Sun/Hols: 10:00 - 23:00

Openig hours (east entrance):

  • Mon - Fri: 08:00 - 19:00
  • Sat/Sun/Hols: 10:00 - 19:00

Literature: Law, Economics, History, Economic Geography

Schloss Schneckenhof

Opening hours:

  • Mon - Fri: 08:00 - 23:00
  • Sat/Sun/Hols: 10:00 - 23:00

Literature: Business Administration

Services: Access to Learning Center

A3 Library

Opening hours:

  • Mon - Fri: 08:00 - 23:00
  • Sat/Sun/Hols: 10:00 - 23:00

Literature: Ancient and Modern Language Studies, Media & Communication Studies, Education Sciences, Philosophy, Psychology and Theology

Services: Media Center, Testothek

A5 Library

Opening hours:

  • Mon - Fri: 08:00 - 23:00
  • Sat/Sun/Hols: 10:00 - 23:00

Literature: Social Sciences, Mathematics, Computer Sciences

Central Lending Library

Opening hours:

  • Mon - Fri: 08:00 - 18:00
  • Sat: 10:00 - 13:00

Access to the self-return machines

  • Mon – Fri: 07:00 - 21:00
  • Sat/Sun/Hols: 10:00 - 21:00

Services: Borrow and retrieve books and requested media

Learning Center

Access via –Schloss Schneckenhof Süd Library:

  • Mon - Fri: 08:00 - 23:00
  • Sat/Sun/Hols: 10:00 - 23:00

Services: Modern workspaces, Reading room