When submitting a PDF file to the Research Collection please make sure

  • that your file is not write-protected
  • that fonts are embedded in the file
  • that you use only letters and numbers in the file name, i.e. no spaces, slashes, umlauts, etc. 
  • that you submit your file in the PDF/A format to enable its readabilty over the long-term. Below you will find instructions on how to create PDF/A files.


ETH Zurich offers guidance and courses on creating accessible documents. You can find more information on the pages