A thesis, the perfect business card

A thesis should be like a business card. It needs to be perfect. We are aware of this at Gildeprint. We have 35 years experience in the printing and print of theses and other publications in book form.

Our aim is to be the highest quality and most personal printing company in the Netherlands. Why? Because we will only be satisfied when you are in possession of a thesis you are proud of!

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Action: if you decide to print your thesis with us before the first of November:
you get the layout of the cover for only €50! (normal price €135)

Get inspired

Below we proudly present examples of theses we have made.

Melissa Kool - Quality of life in breast cancer survivorsLarynx and Hypopharynx CancerProefschrift Elise Zuiderveldproefschrift María Ibáñezproefschrift Marjet BraamskampEarly recognition of axial spondyloarthritiscarina van boven - maxillary overdentures on dental implantsDynamic Reciprocity of Cell-MatrixProefschrift Grip on CPIPThe hidden side of citiesThe burden of early axial spondyloarthritisJust add positivityThe PhD Survival Guide

The production process step by step

Printing your thesis is not something you do everyday. Below we explain you the production process in five steps.

Note: this planning is just an indication. Public holidays and other days off may affect the planning.

This timeline gives you an idea of the planning

Delivery of the open files

- You agree with the quotation; - We ask you to deliver the files; - Making the layout for your thesis will take a maximum of 3 weeks.
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Delivery of the PDF files

- We will ask you to deliver the PDF-files. In case we do the layout for you, we already have the files; - We will check the PDF-files; -Afther the check it is possible that we advise you to adjust a number of things; -Making of the final PDF-files. (we can help you with this); -2 days after you delivered the fiels, we send you a print proof.
The referencelist in your thesis: APA-, Chicago- and Harvard style

Agreement print proof

-After you received the printproof you let us know if you agree or not; - In case you have any adjustments, you send us the new PDF. -Once you agree with the documents, we start printing :)
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We are going to print your thesis!

We are going to print! - 6 working days after your agreement we will send you the printed copies; - We use an external transport company for this. They provide you a track and trace code.
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Ready for your promotion!

- After all these years of hard work you finally have your thesis in your hands! - A thesis to be proud of!
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Show me some ‘proof’

What choices you make: at Gildeprint we ensure that your thesis looks good! The crown on your work! We see the satisfaction in the feedback from our customers. On average, we are assessed with an 8.7. And ofcourse, this makes us proud!

"I received my theses last thursday. Thank you very much! They became very beautiful. Also very nice to get my cover in this frame. I am very happy with your product and service. I will certainly recommend it to all my colleagues. "Lotte BerkMaastricht University
Lotte Berk

Show me some ‘proof’

What choices you make: at Gildeprint we ensure that your thesis looks good! The crown on your work! We see the satisfaction in the feedback from our customers. On average, we are assessed with an 8.7. And ofcourse, this makes us proud!

"Gildeprint was helpful with printing my thesis and they were most of the time available and answered quickly. Communication was quick and clear , as well as the delivery. The quality (kudos for the colours) of the printed booklets was excellent."David KomaromyUniversity of Groningen

Show me some ‘proof’

What choices you make: at Gildeprint we ensure that your thesis looks good! The crown on your work! We see the satisfaction in the feedback from our customers. On average, we are assessed with an 8.7. And ofcourse, this makes us proud!

"After attending a workshop, I decided to have my thesis printed at Gildeprint. This turned out to be a very good choice! There was time to discuss all options, making my dissertation not only very beautiful, but also very special. In case of questions or comments, thelephone contact was always possible and e-mails were answered quickly. In short: clear, well-organized, flexible and decisive! "Carina BovenUMCG
Carina-van-Boven

Show me some ‘proof’

What choices you make: at Gildeprint we ensure that your thesis looks good! The crown on your work! We see the satisfaction in the feedback from our customers. On average, we are assessed with an 8.7. And ofcourse, this makes us proud!

"Gildeprint helped me very well. Finishing your promotion takes a lot of time. It is a busy period in which you have to arrange and complete all kinds of things. Therefore it was very nice that I wouldn't have to worry about the printing of my thesis. Everything went smoothly: fast and clear communication, fast delivery and a super thesis! "Martin BloemendalTU Delft
J.M. Bloemendal

Tips & Tricks

Making a thesis is not something you do daily. But we do ; )
Gildeprint has more than 35 years experience in printing theses.
We like to share our knowledge with you. In the blogs below we share our tips and tricks.

The layout of your thesis: where to start?

Your dissertation has been approved and the PhD ceremony has been scheduled. Now it is a matter of finishing. Preparing your dissertation, sending invitations, choosing a good outfit ... It is quite a change after three years putting every word on a scale. In this article you will find tips for the design of your PhD.

Checklist for completion of your thesis

The completion of your promotion is a busy period. There are many things that need to be arranged. No wonder many PhD students get stressed. With this checklist you can be sure that you have arranged the most important matters properly.
What is the role of a paranymph during your promotion?

What is the role of a paranymph during your promotion?

Perhaps you have already experienced a PhD thesis defence. You may have noticed that, in addition to the PhD student, there are some more people in formal attire. In some situations the persons in question also have the task to read some statements or passages from the thesis. Who are these people and why are […]

FAQ

Where can I find the Gildeprint downloads?

We have collected everything you need for the layout of your book. Via the button below you can request all our downloads for free. It includes: Our jobsettins for Acrobat Distiller; Templates for creating the book interior using Microsoft Word; Templates for creating the book interior using InDesign; An instruction about creating a PDF with […]

Which paper type should I choose?

Did you already made a choice which kind of paper you are going to use? The choice of paper should be in line with the content of your thesis. For example, specific paper types lend themselves better for books with images. So it is important to carefully consider the choice of your paper.

How do I submit my thesis?

The time has come: your thesis is ready to be printed. For a smooth process it is important that your files mee a number of specifications. We collected these for you in an information booklet.

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Cover design

€50 instead of €135!

It is said a lot: don’t judge a book by it’s cover. But the cover of your PhD provides an, important, first impression. Gildeprint is happy to help you turning the cover of your thesis into an eye-catcher.

If you decide to print your thesis with us before the first of november, you get the layout of the cover for only €50! (normal price €135)

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