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This is the content of the usage permission that you need to grant the ETH Libray when submitting a work to the Research Collection.

Terms for submitting and using a work


1.   Rights to the work

1.1.   The copyright or rights holder declares that he/she has the right to provide the work for use in ETH Zurich’s repository.


1.6.   People who submit works on behalf of third parties must provide ETH Library with written proof, stating that they are authorised to submit the work by the copyright or rights holder.


2.     Extent of the work’s usage

2.1.   The copyright holder agrees to ETH Library permanently using the work submitted as follows:-      

  • Saving and archiving the work and the corresponding metadata on ETH Zurich’s servers


  • Extracting summaries (for examination papers)


  • Publishing the work electronically via ETH Zurich’s repository in accordance with the access mode selected


  • Converting into other data formats for the purposes of long-term archiving


  • Altering and/or enriching metadata; forwarding metadata to third parties

2.2.   The copyright holder agrees that, in the event of the work being published via ETH Zurich’s repository, the users are allowed to download and save it for personal use and non-commercial purposes. In any case, the terms of the end user licence also apply (can be assigned in the next step). 


3.     Examination papers

3.1.   The electronic version of an examination paper must be identical to the printed version accepted by the examination boards.

3.2.   Bachelor and Master theses as well as student papers are exclusively published with the consent of the supervisor. 

4.     Compliance with standards

4.1.   The copyright holders undertake to comply with the standards set out in ETH Zurich’s Compliance Guide and the Guidelines for Research Integrity at ETH Zurich. They especially confirm that all personal data has been anonymised and not integrated in the work without the written consent of the person affected. 

5.     Liability

5.1.   The copyright holder or the author is responsible for the content of the work.

5.2.   If the rights of third parties are infringed by the uses stipulated under section 2.1, especially the publication of the work via ETH Zurich’s repository, and if the infringement can be ascribed to incorrect data from the copyright holder or the rights holders, he or she shall indemnify ETH Zurich against any claims from third parties.

Status: 13.2.2017



The terms of use for the Research Collection publication platform (status: ---XX.2017) apply.


x  I have read the Conditions for submitting and using a work and grant ETH Library permission to use the work.