Visual Universitätsmedizin Mainz

Information for early-career researchers

Center for Quality Assurance and Development (ZQ) Website

German Research Foundation (DFG) Website

Web of Science (ISI)
(journals, impact factors for author searches) Website

Interdisciplinary Center Clinical Studies Mainz Website

Open Access publication funds Website

Medical mentoring program (MeMentUM) Website

“Academic Integrity” project Website

Courses for doctoral candidates

Pubmed course (Mainz University Library):

Literature search with Pubmed, personalization of Pubmed, full text search, other relevant databases

For more information and to register, go to: 


Endnote course (Mainz University Library):

Importing and managing references, full text management, referencing in Word, various output formats

For more information and to register, go to:


Statistical analysis with SPSS for doctoral candidates (IMBEI):

Formulating the research issues of a project, principles of data collection and input, statistical analysis with SPSS. What kind of information does a biometric analyst require?

You can find more information at:


Writing academic papers using Word for Windows for medical professionals:


style templates and document structuring, tables and graphics, cross-references, indexes

Further information and registration:  



How to correctly cite in your dissertation: