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The expert finder is only accessible to journalists.

Unfortunately, we cannot offer our expert finder openly because of several attempts to send automated spam mails via this web form. To avoid any risk, the use of the expert search is only possible for logged in journalists.

How can I register?

Click on the “Register” link to the right of the top menu bar. Fill in the mandatory fields on the form and chose journalist as "occupation". The registration is combined with setting up a personal subscription.

How can I log in?

Click on the “Login” link to the right of the top menu bar. Enter your user name and your password. Confirm the entry with “OK”.

The expert finder remains free of charge like all of our services.

You have questions?

Contact our team via
Phone: +49 (0) 921 34 899 89 70


Search / advanced search of the idw archives
Combination of search terms

You can combine search terms with and, or and/or not, e.g. Philo not logy.


You can use brackets to separate combinations from each other, e.g. (Philo not logy) or (Psycho and logy).


Coherent groups of words will be located as complete phrases if you put them into quotation marks, e.g. “Federal Republic of Germany”.

Selection criteria

You can also use the advanced search without entering search terms. It will then follow the criteria you have selected (e.g. country or subject area).

If you have not selected any criteria in a given category, the entire category will be searched (e.g. all subject areas or all countries).