May 27, 2022

Germany: Project Deal Updates List with More Universities and Institutions That Plan to Not Renew Elsevier Contract

From the Projekt Deal Blog (Original Post in German, Translation via Google Translate):

By the end of 2018, the following institutions have announced that they will no longer renew their contract with Elsevier:


  • TU Chemnitz
  • TU Dresden
  • University of Duisburg-Essen
  • TU Freiberg
  • TU Hamburg-Harburg
  • University of Leipzig
  • University of Paderborn


  • EH Dresden
  • HfBK Dresden
  • HfM Dresden
  • HTW Dresden
  • HGB Leipzig
  • HMT Leipzig
  • HTWK Leipzig
  • HS Mittweida
  • FH Münster
  • HS Zittau / Görlitz
  • Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau

Research institutions

  • Research Center Jülich (FZJ)

The complete post also includes a list of universities and institutions (in Germany) that currently do not have a contract with Elsevier.

Direct to Complete Blog Post (in English, Google Translate)

Direct to Complete Blog Post (in German)

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