Any dissertation written at TUHH is archived in the University Library in print. Dissertations of TUHH can also be published online via Open Access on TUHH Open Research (TORE) for worldwide and free open access.
Please keep in mind when publishing your dissertation via TUHH Open Research:
For your process slip for the TUHH examination office, which is to be signed by the TUHH library, the library needs 4 printed copy of your dissertation. Before, your digital version has to be uploaded to TUHH Open Research and and to be activiated and thus published by the libary there. Every publication undergoes a formal check within the library before final publication! Please do not come earlier than 2 days with your process slip and the printed copies in the library after uploading your dissertation.
In case you plan to publish your dissertation via a normal publisher, you should check the conditions of a parallel publication online via TUHH Open Research. Most publishers allow a parallel distribution on a universities institutional repository like TUHH Open Research.
Please look also carefully for our notes on publishing within our information about TUHH Open Research. By the way besides theses any other publication associated with the TUHH may be published on TUHH Open Research. For example there are preprints, reports and TUHH-series on TUHH Open Research.