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Open Access


Dortmund University Library assists you in Open Access publishing and self-archiving. We offer information and advice on how to


The publication fund is supported by the "Open Access Publishing Programme" of Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) .

What is Open Access?

Application for Open Access Funds

Funding Requirements


Please make sure that the invoice is billed to "TU Dortmund Kreditorenbuchhaltung, Zentraler Rechnungseingang - UB, 44221 Dortmund", and that the invoice also contains a reference to Dortmund University Library (Universitätsbibliothek Dortmund, Vogelpothsweg 76, 44227 Dortmund) including TU Dortmund's tax number (DE 811 258 273). It must also be stated on the invoice that the publishing fees are mandatory.

If a publisher does not offer this form of payment, you may advance the amount with your personal credit card. In this case, please fill in the reimbursement form for cash expenditure and send it by email or post it to Universitätsbibliothek Dortmund.

Open Access at the TU Dortmund

Additional Information and Regulations