The presidium of Fulda University of Applied Sciences adopted its Open Access Guideline on 24 October 2018 after approval by the senate on 11 June 2018. In addition, the president of the university, Prof. Dr. Karim Khakzar, signs the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities. The resolution is the result of numerous presentations and discussions in various committees and with several departments in order to take into account the positions of all interest groups.
Increasing the visibility of our high-quality applied research
As a strong research university with its own right to award doctorates, Fulda University of Applied Sciences actively promotes the idea of Open Access. "The university welcomes the fact that its scientists publish their publications through Open Access," said vice-president Prof. Dr. Steven Lambeck in response to today's announcement. "We are thus increasing the visibility of our high-quality applied research on the Internet and contributing to interdisciplinary approaches to societal challenges".