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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Below we proudly present examples of theses we have made.

Just add positivityThe hidden side of citiesproefschrift María IbáñezMelissa Kool - Quality of life in breast cancer survivorscarina van boven - maxillary overdentures on dental implantsProefschrift Grip on CPIPA novel perspective in total knee arthroplastyproefschrift Marjet BraamskampProefschrift Elise ZuiderveldEarly recognition of axial spondyloarthritis

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!

This timeline gives you an idea of the planning.

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

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.

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 […]

writing your research report in 4 steps

Writing your research report in 4 steps

Writing your PhD is an exciting process that involves much more than just conducting your research. Your PhD research never stands alone and always depends on all kinds of circumstances. In addition, you are expected to give lectures, follow courses and participate in research from colleagues. After three years of research, you already have some […]


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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