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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)

3. Preparation print copies

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


4. Abstract and table of contents

Please submit the following via e-mail:

  1. PDF-File (lastname_firstname_abstract.pdf) with the German and English abstract (each max. one page = max. 1800 characters with spaces), and
  2. PDF-file (lastname_firstname_inhalt.pdf) with the table of contents.

Both are used to enrich the entries in the library catalogues. In case of the old Doctoral Regulations of 2006 please print out the abstract of your paper and have it signed by one of your reviewers.

5. Submission of print copies

Please submit the printed copies of your thesis and (if applicable) the signed abstract to the Dissertation Office. 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
Opening Hours
Mo-Fr10:00 - 13:00
The opening hours of the dissertation office are suspended until further notice. We are available for enquiries by telephone and e-mail.
Jutta KruseTel.: +49 30 314-76128
Lisa BernsteinTel.: +49 30 314-76458
Fax: +49 30 314 - 76133

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