Martin Nissen



  • Head of the Department User Services II (Information Services, Multimedia Centre, Reading Room, Training Team)
  • Head of Public Relations and Communications
  • Subject Librarian for History and Musicology
  • Heidelberg document server heiDOK
  • Plagiarism detection software Turnitin
Portrait Nissen

About Martin

After studying History, German and English at the Universities of Freiburg i. Br. and Dublin (Ireland), research assistant at the Department of History at the University of Freiburg. From 2005 research assistant and lecturer at the Institute of History at the HU Berlin. 2009 PhD in Modern History with the thesis "Populäre Geschichtsschreibung. Historiker, Verleger und die deutsche Öffentlichkeit (1848-1900)".

2008 Volunteer in the editorial department “Biographical Encyclopaedias” at the publishing house Walter de Gruyter, Munich. After that, library traineeship at the Technical Information Library/University Library Hanover and the Bavarian State Library Munich. Since 2010 research librarian at Heidelberg University Library.


Dr Martin Nissen

Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg
Plöck 107-109
69117 Heidelberg

Phone +49 6221 54-2581