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Publication Fund of Potsdam University
In order to finance publication costs, many Open Access journals impose fees (article processing charges). In 2017, the University of Potsdam provides a Publication Fund of approximately 42.500 € to finance these charges. The Publication Fund is used to finance publication fees for articles in Open Access journals.
The Publication Fund is supported by Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) within the framework of the Open Access Publishing program. Funds will be granted only if specified criteria are met.
Institution-specific criteria have been defined for the funding of the publication fees at Potsdam University. Before applying please check whether your request meets the Funding Criteria from the Publication Fund of Potsdam University. If the requirements are fullfilled, you can use the following link to submit an application for funding of publication costs for items in original Open Access journals:
Please read the Notes on Invoicing and provide an indication in the acknowledgments of your article, in case the publication fees are financed by the Publication Fund:
"We acknowledge the support of Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation) and Open Access Publication Fund of Potsdam University."
For questions regarding the Publication Fund, please contact:
University Library, Media Processing Department
Tel.: +49 (0)331 977 2517
In order to make the price development for fee-based Open Access publishing transparent, the University of Potsdam participates in the OpenAPC Initiative.