Your dissertation has to be published within one year after the oral exam. This goes for all KIT departments. According to the ▶ doctoral regulations of the KIT departments, publishing a doctoral thesis is part of the doctorate.
The KIT departments allow an exclusively electronic publication either in the KITopen repository or at KIT Scientific Publishing. Other publication options vary depending on the respective ▶ doctoral regulations of the KIT departments. You can find more information about the publication options for your dissertation on the ▶ websites of the KIT Library.
Once you have published your dissertation, the KIT Library will forward a confirmation to the KIT department and the “Studierendenservice”.