In addition to the publisher's title page the copies submitted to the dissertations department must also include a title page as specified in the sample above and conform to the requirements specified above. All other copies must either include a statement that the work is a dissertation submitted to the Freie Universität Berlin or the abbreviation D 188.
Further, candidates must submit proof in writing confirming that the publisher's print run was at least 150 copies. For the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, the following applies: Please submit proof in writing confirming that the publisher's print run was at least 95 copies.
If it concerns a print on demand publishing house, then additionally the PDF file of your dissertation is to be delivered, which is long-term archived after 5 years parallel on our Refubium.
If a dissertation is being marketed by a commercial enterprise and a grant by a public-body donor was awarded to offset the printing costs, an extra two copies must be submitted to the University Library for exchange purposes.