As a signatory of the Berlin Declaration on Open Access (October 2003), the Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) supports the scientific political demand for open access to scientific publications. The RUB Rectorate officially passed a resolution in support of Open Access on March 6, 2013. On June 1st 2022, this resolution was joined by the Open Science-Policy of the Ruhr University.
What is Open Access and what does it mean to publish Open Access?
What are Creative Commons-Licences and why should they be used?
Which OA resources are available to me? How can I find a place to publish OA?
What are the differences between gold and green OA? What does Hybrid OA mean?
What makes a publisher a Predatory Publisher? What should you look out for?
Informational OA material specifically tailored to students