After running for almost 15 years the ‘Textbook Reviews’ project was concluded on 1 January 2019.
All existing reviews will remain accessible on It will no longer be possible to submit new reviews.

About was a review platform for textbooks, and a central module of the Edumeres information platform for international textbook research. After running for over ten years, this project was concluded at the end of 2018.

In order to meet the varied requirements of a range of target groups for textbooks in practice and academia, the platform incorporated textbook reviews from teachers and trainee teachers, academics, experts and educationalists as well as from pupils. There are still more than 380 reviews of German textbooks available on

This dossier contains a selection of six reviews, which provide an overview of the wide range of perspectives on textbooks.