Options for Scholarly Publishing


Publishing options are diverse. What you choose is often a strategic decision. Here we will show you what possibilities are available at RWTH Aachen.


RWTH Aachen Publication Server

On our publication server you can comfortably and quickly publish contributions via Open Access free of charge. Your copyright as an author remains the same. You simply authorize the Library the right of use and can publish your work at any time with a publisher.


  • Professional publishing - quickly and free of charge
  • Visibility worldwide
  • Reliable citation through stable addressing
  • Easy maitenance of your own publication list
  • Longterm archiving, accessibility, and readability

Stipend for Printing Costs

RWTH Aachen supports outstanding book projects with a stipend for printing costs. The respective faculty is responsible for the decision in these cases.


Search Engines, Publication Portals and Open Access Journals

Here you can find an overview of relevant publication portals, Open Access journals and search engines. Furthermore, the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) offers an overview of reviewed journals by subject discipline. Find out, which journals the library subsidizes.