Publishing a dissertation
We have been providing authors of dissertations and habilitations professional support for years. Our programme now covers around 20,000 titles from a variety of academic fields.
We would like to present the various options that are open to you in connection with the publication of your work.
If your dissertation is published as a book your work will be listed in the "Verzeichnis Lieferbarer Bücher" (German Books in Print) and can be supplied through both national and international book stores. The most important aspect of our offer is that we do not ask for any advances for printing costs, i.e. the publication itself does not cost anything for authors or editors if it is accepted into our publishing programme. We guarantee our authors fast decisions on the acceptance of the title, short production times and a long-term availability of the publications. Authors and editors can purchase author's copies and offprints on special terms. All titles can be published as not only printed editions but also online documents and authors will receive a royalty on the basis of the sales revenue starting with the very first copy sold. A remuneration through VG-Wort is also possible.
Registering your publication in the "Verzeichnis Lieferbarer Bücher" (German Books in Print) guarantees sales of the book through all sales channels.
We also advertise the titles by sending specially produced brochures directly to teaching and research institutions.
In the case of English-language publications we also concentrate on international sales in the USA and Great Britain in addition to national sales in Germany. Our English titles can be ordered internationally through book stores as well as www.amazon.com or www.amazon.co.uk, for example.
Your title can be purchased in any retail book store, specialist book store and other book outlet. It can also be sold through wholesale booksellers.
Your publication can also be ordered at any time via the book catalogue on our web site, through amazon and numerous other Internet bookshops.
We send the title to anywhere within Germany as well as international customers.
We can also offer to print the desired deposit copies for the university in our own, in-house print center. As an innovative media company, we can guarantee the efficient production of your deposit copies in a high-quality printed book quality. We also take care of shipping the copies to the university library. We can offer an additional publication of the title in an electronic form with this option too.
A further publication option lets you provide your dissertation to the university library in an electronic form and to have the required number of deposit copies printed. All of the necessary information and links for an electronic publication can be found in your author account. In order to achieve a wider distribution of your title, the dissertation can also be offered as an online document in our bookshop. The work will be advertised in our new publications service and you will receive a royalty for all copies sold. We also take care of the printing and shipping the copies to the university library.
If our authors require help with the layout design of their manuscript, we can provide assistance with the typesetting as well as academic/scientific proofreading on request. Our proofreaders will be happy to help get the manuscript of your doctorate or thesis "into shape" in line with the rules of academic/scientific writing.
Our graphic designers are specialists in the typesetting and layout of academic/scientific manuscripts and can offer to produce a professionally designed book. We will be happy to provide any further information you may need.
A number of authors decide to have their academic/scientific work translated into English with the aim of achieving a wider international distribution and reputation. We will be happy to put you into contact with technical translators who are professionals in their field and specialise in English-language translations. With the help of these experts, you can be sure that your work will be translated accurately and in the appropriate style.
International sales in the USA and Great Britain is guaranteed by our sales and distribution system. We deliver our English titles worldwide and they can also be ordered through www.amazon.com or www.amazon.co.uk, for example.
If you are about to set out on a professional career and are preparing an application parallel to the publication of your academic/scientific work, you may also be interested in our application service.
We offer our authors free application coaching that takes the form of a check of your complete application.
This service includes a professional check, corrections and the optimisation of your existing application according to the criteria content, wording and layout.
If you would like to avail yourself of this free service we will be happy to provide more detailed information.
With the help of your personal author account you can publish easily and efficiently. Log on and get the various information and functions of our publishing platform.
After registration a price calculation is available in the authors account.