Open Access Publishing

  • Information & Support on Open Access
  • Publishing Open Access
  • Financial support for Open Access publications

Publish Research Data

  • Publish data in repositories like GFZ Data Services
  • Publishing research data in data journals like ESSD
  • Assign persistent identifiers
  • Find and reuse data

Funding options for Open Access publications

  • DEAL Wiley
  • DEAL Springer Nature
  • Agreements with publishers such as Copernicus, MDPI, Frontiers and Nature

Project DEAL

  • Project DEAL and Wiley
  • Project DEAL and Springer Nature

Library Publishing Platform

  • Open publishing platform for the long-term availability of online publications
  • Allocation of persistent identifiers for publications: DOIs, URNs, ISSN and ISBN
  • Institute's own publication series: System Erde, Scientific Technical Report STR & STR Data
  • Publication of monographs and conference proceedings
  • Stratigraphic Table of Germany

Publication Databases

Publication collection from GFZ, RIFS and PIK via institutional repositories:

  • GFZpublic
  • PIKpublic
  • RIFS publication database

Publication guidelines

  • Rules for ensuring good scientific practice at the institutes
  • Guidelines for scientific publications at the institutes


  • Performance figures
  • Citation analysis