Thesis Production

Booking a time plan

To get a time plan, go to Request time plan and fill out the form.


  • Install and use our thesis template. Thesis Production offers template support for Word 2013, 2016 and 2019 for Windows and Word 2016 and 2019 for Mac. Template support for Word 2010 and 2011 was removed on the 27th July 2020. Further information
  • Check with your supervisor to see which thesis series applies to you.
  • Contact the journals/publishers where your articles are published to get permission to include these in your thesis.
  • Register your thesis in DiVA. If it is a comprehensive summary, you first need to register your composite papers. See the guides.
  • If proofreading is needed, remember to book it well in advance so that all material is ready when it is time to send it to Thesis Production.
  • Check our pricelist if you would like to get a rough idea of what your thesis will cost.


It is important to follow the planned schedule in order to guarantee delivery on the appointed date. Therefore make sure that your material is complete, proofread and corrected on the date of submission.

  • Fill in the order form. It is fine to photograph/scan it.
  • Upload your complete thesis (with composite papers), order form and list of what diagrams/pages of your summary and articles are to be printed in colour via Box. You will receive a link to uplad your files about one week before the submission date.

Proofing and printing

  • Within 1–2 business days, you will get back a proof. You now have the opportunity to make any final changes.
  • Thesis Production completes the final version of your thesis. If any new errors are detected, these must be published in a separate errata list.
  • The thesis is then sent to the printer. After 2−3 days, we will send you your digital print files for your approval.
  • After your approval, the thesis goes to press and is delivered to one address in Uppsala as agreed, usually in the afternoon.

If you are not printing your doctoral thesis via Thesis Production

Register your posting details in DiVA for electronic posting well in advance of the posting date. Instructions for registrations in DiVA.

  1. Contact Thesis Production in order to receive an abstract and title page before you print your thesis.
  2. Send your thesis in PDF-format to Thesis Production using MyFiles.
  3. If you publish a monograph thesis and want it available in DiVA (electronic publishing), you will need to sign a publishing agreement (print, fill in information and sign). Scan or take a photo of the signed paper then send by e-mail to
  4. Complete your posting by delivering five printed copies of your thesis to the information desk at Carolina Rediviva.