Publishing in the TRAIL thesis series

TRAIL supports her PhD students in publishing their dissertation in the TRAIL Thesis Series, a scientific series of more than 200 titles.

When you start working on your manuscript and/or when you have set a date for your public defence, please contact the TRAIL office ( We will provide you with all kinds of pratical information on the printing process, e.g.:

  • a time schedule;
  • a standard TRAIL lay-out of the manuscript and the cover;
  • a quotation for the printing costs;
  • an ISBN-number;
  • a TRAIL series number.

During the final stages of the printing process  – once the manuscript is send to the printer –  the PhD student will be in close contact with the printer, since he/she will be responsible for the end result. TRAIL will monitor this process and is available for all kinds of questions.

Attached to this page Word template for the interior of the book.


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