KUPS - Cologne University Publication Server

The institutional repository of the University and City Library of Cologne (USB).

You are a member of the University of Cologne, e.g.:

  • Student or post-graduate
  • Professor, lecturer or research fellow
  • member of a central facility of the University

You would like to publish scientific documents, e.g.:

  • Final theses, dissertations and habilitation theses
  • Papers from conferences and workshops
  • Monographs or book chapters from edited volumes
  • Journal articles, proceedings, research reports

KUPS is the appropriate platform for you.

KUPS offers a quick way of publishing your document open access. Deposit your publication to make it available worldwide without any access restrictions. References in library catalogues, databases and search guarantee a long-range visibility.

Benefits for you:

  • long-term archiving of the documents
  • stable address by using persistent identifiers (citability)
  • professional enrichment with bibliographic metadata
  • data exchange with external servers and search engines via OAI
  • availability worldwide

Searching and browsing in KUPS