Under the terms of Article 23 (8) of the General Examination Rules, there is in principle no legal entitlement to the publication of a thesis. There is a possibility of publication if a member of the current Examination Board agrees.

Thesis checklist

1. Go to TUprints to register or log in.

2. Upload file and enter metadata.

3. Transfer the Contract for the publication of digital documents on TUprints.

4. Publication by ULB.

5. Inclusion in the library catalogue increases visibility in the Internet.

Thesis signature service

The signature service is aimed at students whose theses are intended for OA publication. Students who would like to publish their theses on TUprints can order the signature service informally by . As soon as the contract for the publication of digital documents in Tuprints is available, the Digital Publishing team will obtain the required signature from the Examination Board.

Further information on the General Examination Rules (APB) is available from TU Darmstadt or ask in your department.