Price list

The offer you receive from us includes the starting cost, printing cost and, if necessary, the cost of archiving/e-publishing in DiVA.

1) Starting cost, SEK 6,850 (excluding printing cost)

You will be assisted with the administrative, technical and graphic work needed for your thesis to be printed and delivered on time. Among other things, we will:

  • prepare files for printing,
  • design your cover according to your wishes and guidelines,
  • book and manage contact with the printing office in accordance with the applicable framework agreement.

A PDF proof is included. The price applies to all types of theses.

2) Printing cost

Your thesis is printed by a commercial printer under the University’s framework agreement. 

3) Archiving/e-publishing in DiVA, SEK 4,000

The cost of e-publishing/archiving is billed differently, depending on the disciplinary domain to which your faculty belongs:

  • Doctoral thesis, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology: the doctoral student will be charged SEK 4,000
  • Doctoral thesis, Disciplinary Domain of Medicine and Pharmacy: the doctoral student will be charged SEK 4,000
  • Doctoral thesis, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences is billed semi-annually for each faculty: SEK 4,000 per thesis. (Not included in the bid)

E-publishing of the summary (“kappan”) is mandatory for compilation theses in accordance with the Vice-Chancellor’s decision Link to decision (in Swedish).

Digital long-term archiving in DiVA is mandatory for all doctoral theses in the humanities and social sciences faculties. Link to decision, Link to documentation (in Swedish).

Examples of prices

Here you can see some examples of the costs of printing your thesis.

Copies 100 copies 200 copies 300 copies
Number of pages
100 pages 11,200 SEK 15,000 SEK 18,500 SEK
150 pages 12,500 SEK 17,500 SEK 22,000 SEK
200 pages 14,000 SEK 20,000 SEK 26,000 SEK


Cost of colour pages: Number of colour pages x SEK 1 x number of books = cost of the colour pages alone. Please note that prices are approximate.

Cost of archiving/e-publishing in DiVA may be added (See text below).

If you need a cost basis to apply for a printing grant, please contact us

Additional costs

Formatting of text according to the template, SEK 850/hour

If you are unable or don’t have the time to use the thesis template, we can do it for you. Please contact us in ample time before your submission so that we can set aside time and so that you can adjust your schedule accordingly. 

Editing of images and tables, SEK 120/each

If you want help editing images or formatting your tables, we can assist you if time permits. Please contact us in ample time before your submission so that we can set aside time and so that you can adjust your schedule.

Rush charge, SEK 1,000/day

If you don't submit your thesis according to the schedule we have set up for you, we cannot plan our work effectively, and a rush charge will be added. We will also be unable to guarantee delivery in time for posting. 

If the thesis is not approved for printing in time, then the printer can also levy a rush charge.