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Services of University Press


  • Design of title pages, imprint and cover in the university’s corporate design
  • Provision of ISBN and ISSN where appropriate
  • Procurance of typesetting-, editing- and proofreading services
  • Supervision of the technical production / Contact with the printing press
  • Reporting to the directory of deliverable books (VLB) and Amazon
  • Addition of two copies to the holdings of the university library
  • Registration in the online catalogue (OPAC) of the university library and in the university bibliography
  • Distribution of the deposit copies, i. e. mandatory copies for the German National Library etc.; participation in the exchange of publications between university institutions (Schriftentausch)
  • Registration of your title with the German National Library and the German National Bibliography as well as other relevant library databases
  • Delivery of review copies to journals on request
  • Storage and management of the print copies for the university press
  • Sale via the web shop of the university press and Amazon to the book trade as well as individual customers
  • Accounting, monitoring of revenues (50% of the revenues go to the university budget, 50% stay with the university press and are used for the production of reprints)
  • Commissioning of reprints at the cost of the university press
  • Advertising through the production of promotion material (where applicable)
  • Uploading the full text to Google Books
  • Archiving and publication of the online version on the DINI-certified institutional repository of the university

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