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Campus Licence for Citavi

The Technische Universität Berlin has concluded a campus licence agreement with Alfasoft GmbH for the software "Citavi – Reference manager and Knowledge Organisation".
Employees and students of our university can use this licence for studying, teaching and research at work and on all personal computers.

Download, instructions and further information

All information about system requirements, download and licence conditions of the software can be found on the ZECM pages.

Continued use of Citavi after the end of the license or after leaving TU Berlin

The Citavi Campus license expires on 30.11.2024 and will not be renewed. After this date, or if you leave the university before then, Citavi can only be used with a paid license. You can find information about leaving Citavi in our FAQs  and instructions for migrating to Zotero on this page directly below this content.

Instructions for backing up Citavi projects and importing them into Zotero

Project cleanup in Citavi

Before migrating your Citavi projects, it may be a good idea to clean up your projects:

  • If necessary, standardize keywords, names of people and institutions, journals and publishers. You can find this data under "Lists". You can find instructions in the Citavi manual.
  • Delete any existing duplicates. You can find instructions in the Citavi manual.

Instructions for migration

From the desktop application

From Citavi Web

Courses and Advisory Service on Reference management progams

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