Advice and courses

Do you have any questions about literature research, scientific working or Citavi? Would you like to present these topics to your students? Get in touch with us - we will be happy to help you: either by consulting sessions or by seminars. Each summer semester, we are also organising the Long Night of Project Work.

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Do you still have any questions? Contact us - we're happy to help: via email or by phone: 0736-576-1919

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Are you writing a project or your final thesis and want to ask about literature research, scientific working or Citavi? We are pleased to help you, either personally or by seminars.

You can't find any literature for your project work or you have questions about Citavi? Then you are welcome to book a consulting session via, telling us your problem and one or two desired possible dates. Appointments can take place either at the library or online via Zoom. Consultations are available for both individuals and small groups.

At Studium Generale, the library offers various seminars each semester. There are introductory courses for students just completing their first project works, as well as seminars for students writing their final thesis. The seminars include topics about literature research, scientific working and Citavi. Registration is possible at the Career Centre. Each seminar is accompanied by workload hours. Are you a group of students and need information on a specific topic? Get in touch with us. We also offer seminars tailored to you outside of the Studium Generale (for 3 or more people).

The library will be happy to answer questions on the following topics:

  • Covering publication costs for open access publications (DEAL contracts, etc.)
  • About Open Access publishing via journals or via the in-house repository
  • About the ORCID-ID („Author Identifier“)
  • About research in the databases Web of Science and Scopus

Feel free to contact us at:
Toolbox for Scientific Writing and Publishing - This Library and Research Academy service provides information about various research-related topics. Contact us at for the enrollment link.

Would you like to introduce literature research, scientific working or Citavi to your students as part of your lecture? Please contact us. We offer 90-minute courses flexibly adaptable to your needs. Contact:

A 60-minute event begins with an introduction to the building and the library's most important services. This is followed by an introduction to literature research. The offer addressess high-school classes and will be adapted to your wishes.  If you are interested, please contact