Open Access Funds

Leipzig University has given strong financial backing to open access publications by its members since 2014. The following funding schemes geared to the needs of different types of publications are currently available:


Quality assurance

To ensure rigorous academic quality, the granting of open access funding at Leipzig University is supervised by representatives of the Rectorate, currently:

  • Professor Marian Burchardt (Institute of Sociology and Centre for Area Studies)
  • Professor Barbara Drinck (Institute of Educational Sciences)
  • Professor Marius Grundmann (Felix Bloch Institute of Solid State Physics)
  • Professor Michael Schaefer (Rudolf Boehm Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology)
  • Professor Christian Wilhelm (Institute of Biology)