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!

Get inspired

Below we proudly present examples of theses we have made.

The hidden side of citiescarina van boven - maxillary overdentures on dental implantsMelissa Kool - Quality of life in breast cancer survivorsProefschrift Grip on CPIPEarly recognition of axial spondyloarthritisproefschrift María Ibáñezproefschrift Marjet BraamskampProefschrift KosseA novel perspective in total knee arthroplastyProefschrift Elise ZuiderveldJust add positivity

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.

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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This timeline gives you an idea of the planning.

– Enter your promotion date below
– Do you want us to help you with the layout?

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.

Writing acknowledgements

6 tips for writing your thesis acknowledgements

A word of thanks is usually not obligatory, but often one of the most read pages from your thesis. Just think about it: when people get a thesis, they always check the word of thanks for familiar names. Some view the acknowledgements only because they expect to be mentioned. What if you forget them? Although […]

Tips for writing an academic article

Tips for writing an academic article

As a PhD student you regularly have to write academic articles. However, writing a scientific article is not that easy. Below we provide you a number of tips. The subject Of course you already have a subject; the issue you are researching. Usually that is part of a larger study. When writing your article, make […]

Cover design

Designing your thesis: make a cover that suits you and your dissertation

Designing the front of your thesis is actually nothing more than making a book cover. You’ve been busy with a lot of things in recent years, but probably not with designs. This article gives you tips and ideas for the cover design of your thesis. Content Some universities have different requirements for your thesis: the […]

FAQ

Where can I find the Gildeprint downloads?

We have collected everything you need for the layout of your book. Click on the button below. We advise you to request our information book ‘Printing of dissertations and scientific publications’. This will guide you through the entire preparation process. You can request the book for free, we can send it to you by e-mail […]

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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