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Important information
The system only accepts files with a size of up to 30 MB. If you wish to publish larger documents or are having trouble uploading your data please do not upload any documents. Instead complete the publishing process and send your data by email or via cloud storage (for example FAUbox, dropbox …) to Your documents will then be uploaded under your title in OPUS FAU. The documents may not be DRM-restricted. Accepted fileformats include: pdf, doc(x), xls(x), zip, avi, mp3, mp4. File name without spaces, umlauts or special characters (for ex. thesisFirstNameLastName). If you have any technical questions, please contact the OPUS FAU team at +49 (0)9131 85-2 93 77 or e-mail
For dissertations:
Please refer to the formal requirements of the relevant doctoral regulations (more information). If you need legal advice, you may contact our in-house counsel Petra Heermann during her office hours Wednesday/Thursday 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. at +49 (0)9131 85-2 93 94 (and -2 39 20) or send an e-mail to

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