Publication

Publication  (Completion)

Together with the invitation for your oral examination you have already received the documents for your publication.

The following forms of publication (see also the valid doctoral regulations) are possible:

    • Option 1: “Electronic publication”

The signed application form must be submitted to the Economic and Social Sciences Branch Library. Then upload your dissertation electronically to the FAU Opus server. Immediately after uploading, please send the publication agreement (https://ub.fau.de/schreiben-publizieren/opus-fau/) as an E-Mail attachment to the doctoral theses service of the main library (e-Mail: ub-opus@fau.de)(Contact: Kim-Patrick Weiß/Gerlint Straub, Tel. 09131 85-29377). You will then receive a confirmation E-Mail from Erlangen.

For essay-based dissertations: Please remember to mark your work with an embargo notice in case there are still parts in the review process for essay-based dissertations.You will receive the embargo notice when you upload your work to Opus. Please send it to the Office of Doctoral Affairs for signature.

Information on publishing electronic documents can be found on the online publication system of the FAU (OPUS FAU).

    • Option 2: “Publisher publication”

The application for a publisher publication and publishing contract (minimum number of copies: 150) must be submitted via e-mail to the Office of Doctoral Affairs. Within one year (date of the oral examination) 6 copies of the book printed by the publisher must be handed in at the Economics and Social Sciences Branch Library together with the application for completion (contact: Gabriele Radler/Julia Gauthier, Tel. 0911 5302-847 or -639 , E-Mail: ub-wszb-diss@fau.de, Economic and Social Sciences Branch Library).

 

    • Option 3: “FAU University Press”

The signed application form must be submitted to the Economic and Social Sciences Branch Library in Nuremberg (contact: Gabriele Radler/Julia Gauthier, Tel. 0911 5302-847 or -639 , e-mail: ub-wszb-diss@fau.de) as soon as you have signed the FAU publishing contract. 6 copies must be submitted if the complete work marked as a dissertation is also published electronically by FAU’s university publishing house (https://ub.fau.de) (contact: Markus Putnings, Tel. 09131 85-27835, -24797, e-mail: markus.putnings@fau.de).

 

Information on publishing electronic documents can be found in the Online publication system of Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (OPUS FAU).

Please refer to the website of the FAU doctoral theses service for further information.

Doctorate Certificate

Once all the applicant’s obligations have been fulfilled, the doctorate is completed by the delivery of the doctoral certificate. Only after the doctoral certificate has been handed over does the doctoral candidate have the right to carry out the doctoral degree.