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Deposit a thesis on EPub Bayreuth

If you would like to publish your doctoral thesis online according to the doctoral regulations applying to you, EPub Bayreuth, the document and publication server of the University of Bayreuth, is available free of charge. The publication can only take place after the printing permission from the doctoral committee has been obtained.

Before publishing your work on EPub Bayreuth, please ensure that the applying copyright and license law allows you to do so and that you do not infringe the rights of third parties, e.g. publishers. If you have already partially published your thesis or parts of it at a publishing house, the publisher must agree to the publication on EPub Bayreuth.

If parts of your thesis are patent pending or parts of your dissertation are in the review process of a journal, please contact one of the persons below-mentioned.
Please upload the electronic version of your thesis to EPub Bayreuth as described below and send the following documents to the library:

  • printing permission issued by the doctoral committee
  • the correct number of printed copies
    • Faculty of Law, Business and Economics: 15 printed copies (9 for the library and 6 for the deanery)
    • Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences: 3 printed copies for the library and one electronic copy for the deanery
    • Bayreuth Graduate School of Mathematical and Natural Sciences (BayNAT): 3 printed copies for the library and 1 electronic copy for the deanery
    • BIGSAS: 3 printed copies for the library and 2 for BIGSAS
    • Faculty of Engineering Science: 6 printed copies (3 for the library and 3 for the deanery
    • Faculty of Cultural Studies: 3 copies for the library, the deanery does not require a copy
    • Faculty of Languages and Literature: 3 for the library, the deanery does not require a copy
    • Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Computer Science: 6 printed copies (3 for the library and 1 for the deanery)
  • signed publishing contract (‘Veröffentlichungsvertrag’)

You can deliver these documents personally or have them handed in by a third party. Please arrange an appointment with one of the persons listed below. It is also possible to mail the documents to the address below-mentioned.

Uploading a thesis to EPub Bayreuth

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Contact:
epub@uni-bayreuth.de

Wiltrud Toussaint   Phone: 0921/55-3450
Julia Walz   Phone: 0921/55-3456
Jörg Schultheis   Phone: 0921/55-3418

Postal address: Universitätsbibliothek
Universität Bayreuth
Universitätsstraße 30
95447 Bayreuth