Publication fund

The publication fund supports MLU and university clinic Halle (Saale) staff with the publication costs of Open Access journals.








How to apply for funding:


  1. Please check if the funding criteria are met.
  2. Send your application using the form. ULB will review all applications as quickly as possible. Answers should arrive within a week.
  3. Fees over 2.000€ have to be paid by the authors in advance. After payment, authors should send the ULB an application to obtain a reimbursement of maximum of 2000€. Publication fees below 2.000€ can be billed to ULB directly after the application has been approved:


Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Universitäts- und Landesbibliothek Sachsen-Anhalt
Zeitschriftenstelle/ Open Access
August-Bebel Str. 13
06108 Halle (Saale)


For publishers and journals from the EU, please also include the MLU’s VAT ID: VAT DE 811353703


ULB has negotiated improved conditions with the following publishers:


  • Frontiers (5% discount on APC, capped maximum cost)
  • MDPI (10% discount on APC)


Publication fund – support for Open Access Monographs


MLU has committed itself to supporting researchers in publishing Open Access formats in its Open Access policy. For example, the following projects could be funded:




Funded projects: