Theses Link Collection

Theses Link Collection

Started on March 30, 2000. New information added on October 26, 2002.

I appreciate the contribution of Peter Morris, Dana Roth, Christiane Staiger, Yvonne Abeln, Inga George, Erja Kajosalo, John Darenivar, Francoise Lange, Meg Bate, Dag Vaula, Rhonda Langford, Isabel Filella, Petr Klan, Heike Goebel, Helene St-Pierre, Martin Blenkle, Mary Scott.

On this page (http://www. will be a collection of links and tips where and how to search thesis literature. Any country, any type of thesis !
Please share your knowledge and your links with me and the world:
I need your help and your links ! There are so many universities and archives on the world which I cannot visit all by myself. Just to show you one example: the list of German universities will keep me busy for at least one year.

If you find this information useful, please LINK to my page, do not just copy the contents. Thank you.


Libraries Worldwide Make your tour through the libraries of the entire world. A collection of the Hochschulbibliothekszentrum des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (HBZ) in Koeln (Germany). Impressive !!!!
Digital Library of ETDs (Electronic Theses and Dissertations)


The aim of this project is to establish a distributed database of digital versions of theses produced by the postgraduate research students at Australian Universities.
Australian Digital Theses Project
University of New South Wales in Sydney


Oesterreichische Dissertationsdatenbank


University of Quebec (UQ)
University of Waterloo Electronic Thesis Project

Czech Republic

SIGLE at State Technical Library: System for Information on Grey Literature in Europe; every thesis is introduced in the frame of grey literature.
National Library's DIS (database of dissertations)


You can search if you know the author's name.
A service from INIST
French theses and more at "Systeme Universitaire de Documentation"


Search German libraries if you know the author's name.
Diplomarbeiten Agentur
Dissertationen Verlag

Aachen, Rheinisch-Westfaelische Technische Hochschule: ELEKTRONISCHE DISSERTATIONEN
Augsburg, Universitaet: Kataloge
Bremen, Universitaet: Elektronische Dissertationen
Chemnitz-Zwickau, Technische Universitaet: Publikationen
Dortmund, Universitaet: Eldorado
Erlangen, Friedrich-Alexander-Universitaet: Dissertationen Online
Karlsruhe, Universitaet (Technische Hochschule): Archive of Digital University Publications
Marburg, Philips-Universitaet (Technische Hochschule): Marburger elektronische Dissertationen