Submitting theses

Theses of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin are dissertations and post-doctoral theses that have been successfully submitted at Humboldt-Universität in fulfillment of the requirements for the respective degree and are then archived by the university library. Electronic publication of theses is possible via the university library as well.

The submission of theses is only possible by prior appointment with the Theses Collection Point.


Geschwister-Scholl-Straße 1/3
Raum 9.525 on the 9th floor
10117 Berlin
Access is via the guest entrance on the west side of the building at Planckstraße 16.



Phone: +49 30 2093-99233 or -99231

Postal address

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Team D / Hochschulschriftenstelle
Unter den Linden 6
10099 Berlin

Please note: The University Library is not liable for any customs duties incurred when sending deposit copies from non-EU countries.

Submitting deposit copies

You can find more information on submitting deposit copies here: What must be considered when handing in deposit copies?

Electronic publication of theses

Theses can also be published in electronic format on the edoc-Server, the open access repository of Humboldt-Universität. Please check the information pages for details.

Historic collection of theses

Please note that the above information is not about the historic collection of theses. More information about this collection of about 1.2 million national and international theses, which was collected from the founding of the university until 1998, can be found in the overview of the historical and special collections of the library.