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Publishing Theses in Dissertation Print


1. Preparing the 'approved version'

After the thesis defense (“Disputation”) please prepare the 'approved version' of your thesis.

General legal information for publishing

2. Title page

Please insert a title page before your text as is required by TU Berlin regulations.

Title page template (PDF, 53 KB)

Before you print the paper, please send us your title page by e-mail for checking.

3. Preparation print copies

Prepare 15 printed copies of your thesis. The allowed formats are DIN A4, DIN A5 and intermediate formats. Pages should be printed on both sides if possible. Please use white, age-resistant paper. The copies must be permanently bonded. Ring, spiral or clamp binding are not permitted.


4. Abstract and table of contents

Please submit the following documents for cataloging via e-mail:

  • the table of contents in a PDF file,
  • the German and English abstract together in one PDF file. Please use "Zusammenfassung" as the heading for the German text and "Abstract" for the English text.Both abstracts together should not exceed one page.

The text must be fully copyable in both files.

5. Submission of print copies

Please hand in the printed copies of your thesis to the circulation desk of the university library (central library, ground floor). You may authorize another person to submit the documents or use postal services.

7. Acknowledgement of receipt

The Dissertation Office checks the submitted documents for compliance with the requirements and issues an acknowledgement of receipt, which serves as the basis for the issuance of the doctoral certificate by your faculty.

Further Information

Dissertation Service of the University Library

Address Fasanenstr. 88
10623 Berlin
ConsultationFor requests we are at your disposal by phone (Mon-Fri until 15:00) and e-mail.
Lisa BernsteinTel.: +49 30 314-76458
Elisabeth HerzigTel.: +49 30 314-76128
Delivery of printed copiesCirculation desk of the university library (central library, ground floor), Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00

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