Citavi: basic workshop

Basic workshop

Would you like to work with Citavi? Learn the basics online!

Go to the Online Self-Study Course

In addition, we recommend these Citavi taining videos instead of the classroom courses as learning material.


In this workshop you will explore the basic features of Citavi. Prior knowledge is not required.

You will learn:

  • How to install Citavi and about the license version.
  • What Citavi looks like and how to use it.
  • How to import references and electronic full texts from catalogues and databases.
  • How to insert references and quotations with one click into your word document.
  • How to choose a citation style for your references and create a bibliography.

Target group

  • students of the University of Duisburg-Essen
  • academic staff of the UDE


There are no workshops at the moment.
Please contact if you need assistance.

Please note:
Citavi runs only on windows!

Learn Citavi by yourself: online self-study course


by email:

by phone:
Duisburg: +49 (0) 203 379 2010
Essen: +49 (0) 201 183 3727


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