What are the advantages of publishing a dissertation electronically?
- Your dissertation will be able to be seen in full free of charge all over the world.
- Your dissertation can be found via international library catalogs and using the dissertation portal DART-Europe.
- Long-term archiving is guaranteed due to the collaboration with the Swiss National Library
Does an electronic publication do away with the need to submit printed statutory copies?
Basically a publication on the University Library Bern server is an additional form of publication and does not always do away with the need to submit statutory copies or the publication by a publishing house. The individual faculties deal with this in different ways - you will find details in the relevant regulations on PhDs.
Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences, Faculty of Human Sciences and Faculty of Humanities: It is not necessary to submit a printed statutory copy if you publish your dissertation electronically at the University Library Bern.