The required templates and documents can be found under “Documents and Services” under “Documents and Forms for Publication (Execution)”.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org)(Contact: Kim-Patrick Weiß/Gerlint Straub, Tel. 09131 85-29377). You will then receive a confirmation E-Mail from Erlangen.
For essay-based theses: Please remember to add a blocking note to your thesis when uploading if parts of essay-based dissertations are still in the review process. Please send this – signed by you and your supervisor – to the doctoral office for approval.
- Option 2: “Publishing publication”
The application for a publisheing publication and publishing contract (minimum number of copies: 150) must be submitted to the Economic and Social Sciences Branch Library in Nuremberg (contact: Gabriele Radler/Julia Gauthier, Tel. 0911 5302-95847 or -95639, E-mail: email@example.com). 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 5302-95847 or -95639, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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 5302-95847 or -95639, E-mail: email@example.com) before 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 the FAU University Press (https://ub.fau.de) (contact: Markus Putnings, Tel. 09131 85-27835, -24797, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
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.
After the candidate has fulfilled all obligations, the doctorate is awarded by handing over the doctoral certificate. Only after receiving the doctoral certificate does the doctoral candidate have the right to use the doctoral title.