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Check-list for the submission of a dissertation in electronic form

Condition:
Electronic publication is permitted by the doctorate regulation of your faculty.
Please clarify in advance the number of CD-ROMs and print versions to be submitted, unless the number of deposit copies is regulated in the doctoral / postdoctoral regulations.

Make sure that you have not infringed any third-party rights in your work. This applies in particular to the image rights to photos and graphics used, as well as the copyright to the essays contained in cumulative works.

File requirements:

  • 1 PDF-file of the dissertation (Habilitation) without password protection (max.size of file 50 MB)
  • abstract in G e r m a n (file with max. 1000 characters incl. blanks in doc(x)- or txt-format), other languages possible in addition

Detailed information

Required meta data:

  • signed declaration of the postgraduate
  • at least 5 German subject headings

Detailed information

Formal criteria for submission

  • Delivery by uploading via the document repository (OPUS)
    • additional file: signed declaration of the postgraduate

or

  • Delivery by e-mail
    • additional file: signed declaration of the postgraduate

or

  • Submission on CD ROM in an ordinary hard plastic cover
    • labelling of the inserted cover with details as shown below:
      • Author and title
      • Faculty
      • Names of examiners
      • Date of oral examination
    • labelling of the CD-ROM:
      • Author and title
      • Faculty
      • Date of oral examination

Detailed information

Optional meta-data:

If you would like to give the reader of your dissertation (habilitation) the opportunity to contact you, we will gladly publish your e-mail address. Please submit the publication permission [German only] for this.