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.

carina van boven - maxillary overdentures on dental implantsTwinning, a promising dynamic process to strengthen the agency of midwivesLessons learnt about two-year follow-up in hand osteoarthritisDynamic Reciprocity of Cell-MatrixMidline PathologiesThe PhD Survival GuideJust add positivityProefschrift Grip on CPIPLarynx and Hypopharynx CancerA novel perspective in total knee arthroplastySimplicity is key in CRTProefschrift Elise ZuiderveldJuvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Towards Improving Clinical CareProefschrift KosseSystemic lupus Erythematosus: Pathophysiological and Clinical AspectsMelissa Kool - Quality of life in breast cancer survivorsThe local and systemic inflammatory responses after burnproefschrift María IbáñezThe hidden side of citiesDental implant treatment strategies for failing and missing teeth in the maxillary aesthetic regionproefschrift Marjet BraamskampBuilding Blocks of Quantum Repeater NetworksEarly recognition of axial spondyloarthritisUrethral Function in Overactive Bladder SyndromeQuantum computing in the real world

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.
layout thesis

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 :)
drukwerk proefschrift

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.
leveren proefschrift

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!
promotieceremonie

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.

How do I submit my PhD thesis?

How do I submit my PhD thesis?

It’s time! You have finished writing and your PhD thesis is ready to be printed. You have found the right printer to bundle your ‘baby’ into a book: your very own PhD thesis! But what should you do now? What will be the next step? Having a PhD thesis printed is not something you do […]
How many thesis do i need?

How many copies of my PhD thesis do I need?

How many copies of my PhD thesis do I need? It’s a wrap! Many, often lonely, hours behind your computer. It has cost you blood, sweat and perhaps some tears, but the writing is finished, the content has been approved by the reading committee: your PhD thesis can be printed! The moment that you have […]

Printing a PhD: things you need to know for a great impression

After at least four years of research, it is so far: your dissertation is finally finished. Now it's time to print the thesis. It is customary to do that in the form of a booklet. You can send your thesis online to the print operator. They check your dissertation-pdf and advises you on choosing the paper and the printing and binding method. In this article you will find more information that you can help with printing your thesis.

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.

Request your quotation

Requesting a quotation is easy and of course without obligation.
When you fill out the form below we will contact you within 2 working days.

Request quotation