Information for Users

If you want to save changes to Citavi projects containing more than 100 references, you will need a license for Citavi. You can either purchase a license in the Citavi Shop or get your license through a university site license. The license will then be available in your Citavi account:

If you're using Citavi 6

  1. Log in to your Citavi account. If you don't have one, create a Citavi account.
  2. Click Licenses.
  3. Follow the directions in the right-hand column to obtain the license key.
  4. Your license appears in your account.
  5. Start Citavi and log in with the email address and password for your account.

If you're using Citavi 5

  1. Log in to your Citavi account. If you don't have one, create a Citavi account.
  2. Click Licenses.
  3. Follow the directions in the right-hand column to obtain the license key.
  4. Your license key appears in your account. Copy it to the Clipboard.
  5. Start Citavi. On the Welcome Screen, click License.
  6. Click Enter a license key.
  7. Accept the license agreement and click Finish. The license key is applied automatically. You are now working with Citavi for Windows.