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The TU Publication Fund

The TU Berlin Open Access Publication Funds support publications in journals, books and anthologies. Additional discounts on publication fees are available to TU affiliates.

Message of the TU executive board about extension of the publication fund (28.03.2018, german only) (61 KB)

Articles in Open Access journals and anthologies

The TU Berlin maintains a publication fund to facilitate publications in Open Access journals and anthologies.

The available balance is 39.444,85 EUR (as of: 16 October 2018) out of formerly 128.380 EUR.

Funding Conditions


List of funded articles

Open Access books and anthologies

The TU Berlin publication fund for Open Access books and anthologies will be available from 1 April 2018.

The available balance for the current year is 100,000 EUR.

Funding Conditions


Discounts for TU Members

The TU has arranged special terms with certain open access publishers, creating opportunities for discounts.

  1. BioMed Central
    TU members can receive partial funding for publication fees from BioMed Central. Please contact the OA team via email to get credentials for the submission process.
    BioMed Central (BMC)
  2. Frontiers
    For members of TU Berlin, publication fees for articles in journals of Frontiers Media S.A. are covered by the university library. Due to an agreement with Frontiers the fees will not exceed the DFG funding limit of 2000 EUR incl. VAT. Please submit your article from an IP address on the TU campus and provide your official TU mail address.
    Frontiers Media S.A.
  3. Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
    MDPI publishes more than 150 open access journals. Members of the TU Berlin receive a 25% discount on publication fees. Please submit your article from an IP address on the TU campus
    Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI)
  4. Knowledge Unlatched
    Knowledge unlatched provides TU members an opportunity to publish in 21 different journals of humanities, sociology, linguistics and economics exempt from charges. If you are interested, please contact the open access team by mail.
    Title list of journals
  5. Science Advances
    TU members will receive a 15% discount on publication fees for AAAS 'Gold Open Access Journal Science Advances in 2018 and 2019.

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Zusatzinformationen / Extras


Michaela Voigt
Tel.: +49 30 314-76130
Elena Di Rosa
Tel.: +49 30 314-76458
Marléne Friedrich
Tel.: +49 30 314-76459