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Database Search - Prices and Conditions

There are different user models for database access:

Search without Contract

Without a contract, you can search AMIS -Öffentlicher Teil and DAHTA free of charge. In DAHTA all documents inclusive full text, are free. In AMIS - Öffentlicher Teil (Public Part) only some information are free of charge.

Chargeable information can be paid directly by credit card (Visa, MasterCard or American Express), secured through SSL encryption. Prices can be seen in your search result list next to the titles, and your shopping basket gives an overview of all selected documents and full texts.

Please take note of our General Terms and Conditions regarding the pay-per-view payment method (AGB-PPV).

It is prohibited to generate automated calls to DIMDI SmartSearch with query requests or serialized retrivals of results. DIMDI reserves its rights to prosecute violations of these rules.

Search with Contract

As a contract user, you benefit from many advantages and advanced search options:

  • Unrestricted access to all public databases incl. the ABDA databases and medical devices databases
  • Lower prices for fee-based database documents
  • Clear quarterly invoice with a detailed overview of use
  • Current search costs are always visible
  • Rebates for certain user groups and sales volumes

In addition to the annual administration fee, there are costs with each search for database opening, output of documents and standing orders. The prices for documents are always listed with the search results. More information on costs, user groups and rebate possibilities can be found in the following price list:

ABDA Flat Fee Contract

For the ABDA database DIMDI additionally offers a flat rate usage. Health care professionals have unlimited databases access for a fixed amount of 700,- € (VAT not included).


If you have any further questions, please contact us. You can reach us by phone from Monday to Thursday from 8am to 5pm and on Friday from 8am to 3.30pm.

Technical Helpdesk (about contract, prices, technical questions)

Phone: +49 221 4724-270
E-mail: Technical Helpdesk

Databases (about database search)

E-mail: Drugs
Phone: +49 221 4724-523

E-mail: Medical Devices
Phone: +49 221 4724-522