Students and staff members of the university can publish their research on our publication server MADOC. Use MADOC to publish your results, e.g. your PhD thesis, or for secondary publications of journal articles or papers in conference proceedings.
Open Access means the free availability of scientific information – free of charge for readers. Thus, everyone can read, print, download, distribute or mine open-access publications without financial, legal or technical restrictions
Open Access is part of the policies of national and international research funders and is sometimes a basic requirement for gaining any funds.
You can use the publication server MADOC for Open Access publishing. Other options for Open Acces publishing are provided by
Please note that the possibilities of re-publishing already published articles may differ according to the authors’ rights as governed by publishing agreements.
Please contact the Open Access representative of the University of Mannheim, Dr. Philipp Zumstein, if you have any questions concerning publishing or Open Access.