Our open-access collaboration partners

The following institutions and publishing houses use CompaRe’s publication services.

Since 2015, the ZfL in Berlin has archived several monograph series on CompaRe:

  • The Trajekte series, published by Wilhelm Fink
  • The LiteraturForschung series, published by Kadmos Kulturverlag
  • The Interjekte open access series issued by the ZfL
  • The Forum Interdisziplinäre Begriffsgeschichte open access series issued by the ZfL
Here you find all documents of the ZfL on CompaRe.

The ICI Berlin Institute for Cultural Inquiry is an independent research centre dedicated to exploring how diverse cultures can be brought into productive rather than pernicious confrontation.

The institute archives open access publications on CompaRe, focusing on the "Cultural Inquiry" series. The series was published by Turia + Kant from 2010 to 2018 and is since continued by the ICI Berlin Press.

Find here all the ICI Berlin's publications available on CompaRe.


An agreement with the Department of Language and Literature at the Max Planck Institute of Empirical Aesthetics has ensured the ongoing simultaneous archiving of the department’s publications appearing in the open access repository PuRe. The indexing of these publications on CompaRe provides the added benefit of making them visible within the context of literature studies.

Here you find all documents of the MPIEA on CompaRe.

The European Dream Cultures Research Training Group (University of Saarbrücken) has agreed to collaborate with the SIS Comparative Literature.

After the expiry of a moving wall lasting one year, Aisthesis will make two annual volumes available in open access via CompaRe:

  • Komparatistik: Jahrbuch der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft (annual volume issued by the German Society for General and Comparative Literature; beginning with the 2014-2015 edition)
  • Colloquium Helveticum, the annual volume issued by the Swiss Society for General and Comparative Literature Studies (beginning with the 2015 edition)
Here you find all documents of the Aisthesis Verlag on CompaRe.

The Jahrbuch der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft was published by Synchron. Wissenschaftsverlag der Autoren (Heidelberg) from 1999 to 2014, which has kindly made these volumes available on open access via CompaRe.

Here you find all documents of the Synchron. Wissenschaftsverlag der Autoren on CompaRe.

Christian A. Bachmann Verlag has made selected articles from the Comiqheft series, as well as additional publications, available on CompaRe.

Here you find all documents of the Christian A. Bachmann Verlag on CompaRe.

The Stanford Literary Lab issues the open access Pamphlets series on questions and methods of digital literature studies. This series is now also accessible via CompaRe.

Here you find all documents of the Stanford Literary Lab on CompaRe.

The series of conferences "Digitalität in den Geisteswissenschaften" ("Digitality in the Humanities")investigates the way the digital transformation modifies objects, central questions and epistemes of disciplines pertaining to the Humanities. The contributions to each conference are published open access in the form of digital edited volumes.

The third volume, titled Forschungsinfrastrukturen in den digitalen Geisteswissenschaften(Research Infrastructures in the Digital Humanities) was published on CompaRe in late 2019. Further volumes are set to be published here as well.

Find all contributions to the series of conferences that have been published on CompaRe here.

LiTheS, Literatur- und Theatersoziologie (Sociology of Literature and Theatre), is an "interdisciplinary and interdepartmental focus of research, teaching and documentation" at the Institute of German Studies at the Graz University.

Since 2008, a periodical by the same name, LiTheS. Zeitschrift für Literatur- und Theatersoziologie is published within this context via the repository of the Graz University. Now, all contributions have also been published on CompaRe.

Find all contributions to LiTheS that are available on CompaRe here.

The series Studien der Paderborner Komparatistik (Paderborn Studies in Comparative Literature), edited by Prof. Dr. Jörn Steigerwald and Prof. Dr. Claudia Öhlschläger, presents research conducted at the Department of Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies at the University of Paderborn. It mainly features contributions to research in literary and cultural studies  by young scholars, with a focus on Gender Studies.

Find here all contributions and volumes from the Studien der Paderborner Komparatistik series published on CompaRe so far.

Schwabe Verlag collaborates with the FIDs AVL and German Studies. The collaboration aims to re-publish publications that have already been published in Open Access. Thus, the publications are archived according to the LOCKSS principle (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe). Publications with a focus on Comparative Literature are available on CompaRe.

transcript Independent Academic Publishing is one of the leading publishing houses for the Humanities in the German speaking world. For several years now, transcript has been strongly committed to the Open Access transformation and offers on its online platform approximately 400 titles that are freely accessible. Additionally, the publishing house allows authors to re-publish single contributions to edited volumes via the Green Way of Open Access.

CompaRe supports authors in re-publishing contributions to research in Comparative Literature. Titles that were first published by transcript are made accessible via a specialised collection, rendering the cooperation between the publishing house and the FID AVL transparent, and the commitment of transcript to Open Access more visible.