1. Visit this page: www.labster.com/springer
  2. Select the book that you have purchased access to, for instance the Basic Genetics Book:

Please note that your access to the Labster simulations is dependent upon which book you have purchased:

3. Select any of the simulations, for instance the Mendelian Inheritance simulation:

4. In order to access the Labster simulations, you need to create an account. Choose one of the three sign-in options:

  • Option A: Via Email
  • Option B: Via Facebook
  • Option C: Via Google

In any case, please make sure to use a valid email address as an activation link will be sent to you.

Option A: Creating an account via email

Please follow the steps below:

  • Click on 'Register'
  • Enter a valid email address and set a password. Make sure to agree to our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy and press 'Create account'
  • Once your account is successfully created, you will be presented with the screen below
  • When you are presented with the screen above, navigate to your inbox and click on the activation link in order to finalize your account creation

Options B and C: Creating an account via Facebook or via Google

Please ensure that you agree to Labster's Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy by checking the box as indicated below:

Select either the Facebook or Google option and identify yourself in the pop-up window.

5. Proceed to the payment or enter your access code as explained below

Once you have created your account, choose one of the options below depending on whether you have purchased access to the softcover or e-book.


  • Softcover

If you have purchased access to the softcover book, your access to the simulations is included. You will find a 10-digit voucher code at the end of your book. Please ensure that there are no spaces before or after the code when you enter it.

  • E-book

If you have purchased access to the e-book, you need to purchase access to the Labster simulations via credit card.

Once you have successfully completed your payment, you will receive a receipt via email as shown below. Your access is valid for 6 months and will not be renewed automatically.

Before you start loading a simulation, please ensure that your computer and browser meet our technical requirements.

If you have any questions about the access to the simulations, please contact our support team via this form, ensuring that you specify which book you have purchased access to.

If you have technical difficulties with loading or playing the simulations, please visit our Help Center.

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